Category: Use of English

Key word transformations.

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. It was hard to me not to laugh when I saw Helen. HELP When I saw Helen, I .2. Helen has never disappointed me. DOWN Helen has never .3. Our house still needs painting. YET Our house .4. It was common for us to eat together when I was a child. USED We together when I was a child.5. I'm sure we'll come too late to meet them. LEFT I'm sure by the time we come, they .6. Your shoes match your trousers. WITH Your shoes your trousers.7. You can find me in front of the building. WAITING I in front of the building.8. Sue earns 2000$ and I earn 4000$. MUCH I earn as Sue.9. We arranged a meeting but she didn't come. SUPPOSED We but she didn't come.10. I'm really fed up with my job. SICK I'm really my job.11. It's not a problem for me to get up early. USED I'm early.12. The bus will leave very soon. ABOUT The bus .13. It wasn't nice of you to call her a liar. HAVE You her a liar.14. Although the weather was bad, we went climbing. IN the bad weather, we went climbing.15. It's over 20 years since we last met. FOR We over 20 years.