Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 6

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. She still hasn't really recovered from losing her job in August.
She still really hasn't got in August.

2. I'm afraid I believed his fake story completely!
I regret to say that I his fake story.

3. This washing machine will give you years of service if you care for it properly.
Properly will give you years of service.

4. Could you help me tackle a problem with my son?
I'd be grateful for a problem with my son.

5. The news that the President had quit came as a great surprise to everyone.
Everyone President quitting.

6. Do you mind if I observe you while you draw that sketch?
Do you observe you while you draw that sketch?

7. Janet has never passed any exams, as far as I'm aware.
To no formal qualifications.

8. None of us was expecting to have a test this morning.
This morning's test for every one of us.

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