Sentence Transformation, 8

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 beetween two and five words, including the word given. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Example:

0 Mr Jones needn’t go if he doesn’t want to.

obliged

Mr Jones is not obliged to go  if he doesn’t want to.

31 The football match was postponed due to the rain.

put

The football match was _____________ due to the rain.

32 There was no one here except John.

apart

There was no one here _____________  John.

33 You will have to pay at least £500 to get that watch.

impossible

You’ll find it ____________ that watch for less than £500.

34 I don’t want to eat this now.

rather

I _____________________  eat this now.

35 ‘Shall I turn on the light?’ Sue asked Jill.

wanted

Sue asked Jill _____________ the light turned on.

36 Mother walked in quietly so as to avoid waking the baby. order

Mother walked in quietly ____________ the baby.

37 It’s possible that she didn’t understand what I had said.

might

She ________________what I had said.

 38 I couldn’t concentrate fully because of the loud music.

difficult

The loud music ____________ fully.

39 The tea is too hot to drink.

enough

The tea ________________ to drink.

40 She is certain to have heard about it on the news.

must

She ________________ about it on the news.

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