Sentence transformation, 3

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.

1 We hired a private nurse to look after my mother when    she broke her leg.

We hired a private nurse ____________________my mother when she broke her leg.

2 He’s only now beginning to recover from his illness.

It’s taken him until _____________________his illness.

3 David lives quite near the station.

David _______________ the station

4 The programme was so boring that he fell aseep.

It______________________________________________that he fell asleep.

5 My parents don’t like us smoking at home.

My parents ________________smoking at home

6 We couldn’t drive home because of heavy snow.

Heavy snow _______________ home

7 Peter wishes now that he hadn’t sold his flat.

Peter_______________________________his flat.

8 They say that caviare tastes nice.

Caviare _______________________nice

9 It was nearly midnight before everyone left.

By______________________it was nearly midnight.

10 She doesn’t find this course very interesting.

She _______________________this course

11 Did Angela say why she arrived late?

Did Angela_______________late?

12 She couldn’t concentrate because the room was so hot

The heat in the room_____________to concentrate.

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