Sentence Transformation, 1

For Questions 31-40, 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, including the word given.

31 Why are you interested in taking up a new hobby?
      want

Why …………………………………………… up a new hobby?

32 ‘Have you seen my gloves anywhere, Eric?’ asked Mrs       Noble.
 seen

Mrs Noble asked Eric …………………………………………… her gloves anywhere.

33 Suzanne was too excited to sleep.
that

Suzanne was …………………………………………… not sleep.

34 Robert has not had a job for two years.
out

Robert has …………………………………………… for two years.

35 ‘I will complete the work only if you pay me £500 extra,’        said Frank.
not
‘I will …………………………………………… you pay me £500 extra,’ said Frank.

36 The thief ran right past you so I’m sure you saw his face.
must
The thief ran right past you so …………………………………………… his face.

37 The clients demanded to stay in a first-class hotel.
staying
The clients …………………………………………… in a first-class hotel.

38 I don’t object to the council building a new road here.
objection

I …………………………………………… the council building a new road here.

39 The author wrote her latest novel while she was staying       in Majorca.
was

The author’s latest novel …………………………………………… stay in Majorca.

40 The newspaper offered Lynda £5,000 for her story, but       she refused.
turned

Lynda …………………………………………… of £5,000 from the newspaper for her story.

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One Response to “Sentence Transformation, 1”

  1. renate Says:

    Sorry, but I can’t find the older Transformation answers, only 39-40

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