Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 18

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. This issue is just a small part of the larger problem we're facing.
iceberg
This issue is just . We're facing a much larger problem.

2. I don't mind at all Susan taking on the project.
objection
I all to Susan taking on the project.

3. The two houses are basically the same.
hardly
There's two houses.

4. The boss and his staff didn't get on well at all at the start.
wrong
The boss and foot.

5. The dog is well known for his aggressive nature.
reputed
The dog aggressive nature.

6. They are still living in the same house, as far as I know.
knowledge
still living in the same house.

7. Mike didn't feel like talking on the phone last night.
mood
Mike talking on the phone last night.

8. Why would Kareem be proud of the fact that he didnít complete school?
pride
Why would Kareem that he didnít complete school?

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