Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 16

For each sentence, use between THREE and EIGHT words in the space provided so that the second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in bold without changing it in any way. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.


1. Sarah learns languages more quickly than others.
pick
Sarah can than others.

2. You should put a line through anyone on that list you don't know.
out
Anyone's name on that list that you don't know, .

3. Having worked in the fashion industry for years, Julie understands how everything works.
ropes
Having worked in the fashion industry for years, Julie .

4. Despite her nerves, she summoned her courage and entered the haunted house.
face
Despite her nerves, she and entered the haunted house.

5. If it weren't for the seatbelt, he would have been seriously injured.
been
the seatbelt, he would have been seriously injured.

6. Lisa was tired so went to bed before she normally does.
night
Lisa because she was tired.

7. I certainly didn’t expect to enjoy this vegan cake as much as I did.
surpassed
This vegan cake certainly .

8. I really don't know what happened at the party.
whatsoever
I happened at the party.

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