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