Sentence transformation, 4

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. There is an example at the begining (0).

0 ‘Will you lend me five pounds?’ he asked

He asked to borrow / if he could borrow five pounds.

1 We started eating when all the guests had arrived.

We __________________all the guests had arrived.

2 I should very much like to play the guitar.

I ______________play the guitar

3 The pop star left by the back exit so as to avoid meeting     the press.

The pop start left by the back exit __________the press

4 Our driving laws and theirs are not the same.
Our driving laws _________________theirs

5 Sally hasn’t contacted me for over six weeks.

I ____________________over six weeks ago

6 ‘You really must stay the night,’ he said to us

He ______________________the night

7 They make 2,000 cars a week at that factory.

That factory___________2,000 cars a week.

8 He was punished for his bad behaviour.

If he __________, he wouldn’t have been punished.

9 Speaking personally, I don’t care whether she comes with    us or not.

It ___________whether she comes with us or not.

10 I don’t really want to go out tonight.

I______________________go out tonight.

11 ‘Would you like to play tennis on Friday?’ Emily asked      Nick.

Emily asked Nick __________tennis on Friday

12 As soon as he came in, he switched on the television.

He came in ___________the television

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