Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 5

In these exercises, you need to take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in bold so that the second sentence has exactly the same meaning. You cannot change the word in bold in ANY way. You must use a minimum of THREE and a maximum of EIGHT words for each space. Contractions, which count as two words, should only be used for negatives: e.g. don't / hadn't / wouldn't, etc.

1. I could only afford that house because of the loan you gave me.
Had money, I wouldn't have been able to afford the house.

2. You don't have to come and see the new house if you don't wish.
You are and see the new house if you don't wish.

3. You should have seen the boss as soon as you arrived. You knew he wanted to see you.
You boss when you arrived.

4. She is already married and you knew! I wish you had told me.
You she was married!

5. I went in to work for an hour even though I knew it was a holiday.
I need into work but I did anyway.

6. The headmaster will give a prize to the top student of the year.
The a prize by the headmaster.

7. Police arrested Johnson because they think he was involved in the robbery.
Johnson was detained in the robbery.

8. You don't need to concern yourself with the new tax laws till October.
The new tax laws .

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