Sentence Transformation, 2

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 were surprised to see Pamela at the party.

We____________________to see Pamela at the party.

2 Everyone has heard about the canals in Amsterdam

Amsterdam __________________________canals

3 If you pay no attention to him, he’ll soon go away.

If you____________________him, he’ll soon go away.

4 John Lennon was forty when he died.

John Lennon _______________________forty.

5 You can stay with my sister if you’re ever in Brighton.

My sister will _____________if you’re ever in Brighton.

6 She didn’t say goodbye when she left.

She _________________________ goodbye.

7 ‘I’m sorry I’m late,’ he said.


8 It’s possible that they didn’t get the message in time.

They __________________the message in time.

9 I haven’t smoked for six years.

Six years______________________smoking

10 It was wrong of you to steal those apples from Mrs       Brown’s garden.

You___________those apples from Mrs Brown’s garden.

11 It’s a four-hour journey from Swansea to London.

It___________________from Swansea to London.

12 I don’t really want to leave yet.

I __________________________leave yet.

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