Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 21

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. The stories of them being divorced are not true.
contrary
Despite information not divorced.

2. It's not really known for sure that she cheated in the exam.
means
It's by cheated in the exam.

3. He would have completed his project, but there was no more funding available.
run
He would have completed his project had .

4. Is it alright if I borrow your car for the weekend?
objection
Would borrowing your car for the weekend?

5. Despite the worsening weather, he continued with his walk.
on
He the worsening weather.

6. Why don’t you listen to me when I tell you something important? said my husband.
paying
My husband accused me of when he was telling me something important.

7. The baby didn't wake up even during the loudest parts of the film.
sound
The baby despite the noise of the film.

8. Luke forgot his mother's birthday due to being busy with the children.
slipped
Luke was busy with his children and his mother's birthday completely .

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