Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 22

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 area was frequently affected by flooding.
The repeated floods.

2. They aren't keeping as many dogs in the dog shelter as last year.
There are keeping at the dog shelter than last year.

3. Kate was told to wait for an hour before her appointment.
Kate an hour before her appointment.

4. It's very unlikely that we will win the lottery.
There is very the lottery.

5. We found him trying to steal the confidential documents.
We steal the confidential documents.

6. The company hid all the details of their wrongdoing.
Details of their wrongdoing by the company.

7. She was extremely pleased when she won the lottery.
, she won the lottery.

8. She sought advice from Stephen about the new project.
She wanted to about the new project.

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