Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 19

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. It may sound strange, but this book is actually written backwards.
as
Odd , this book is actually written backwards.

2. She intentionally ignored him during the meeting.
shoulder
During the meeting, she .

3. If only you'd given me more time to prepare for the presentation!
might
You more time to prepare for the presentation!

4. An ankle sprain meant Steve couldn't participate in the tournament.
him
Steve's ankle sprain in the tournament.

5. She was deceived by his lying about his background.
taken
She was about his background.

6. They were making me feel bad about my mistake.
hard
They were for my mistake.

7. By climbing the mountain, there was a chance we could have got lost.
risk
When we climbed the mountain, .

8. I don’t intend to study that much for the exam.
intention
I that much for the Biology exam.

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