Sentence transformation, 11

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

Example:

o Pat says she’s going to stop smoking next week.

give

Pat says she’s … going to give up… smoking next week.

31 There is no sugar left.

run

We have ……………………………….  sugar.

32 ‘New World’ Advertising is considering your application.

is

Your application  ……………………. ‘New World’ Advertising.

33 The shelf was so high that he couldn’t reach it.

enough

The shelf was not ………………… reach.

34 I’ve never seen such a bad film.

ever

It’s the …………………….. seen.

35 “Don’t open it!” he said.

warned

He ………………………….. open it.

36 She has never told me lies before.

first

It’s …………………………………….. told me lies.

“I didn’t start the fire!” he said.

denied

He ………………………… the fire.

38 Study hard because you may write a test tomorrow.

case

Study hard ……………….. a test tomorrow.

39 I’m sure he took the cheque-book with him.

must

He ……………………….. the cheque-book with him.

40 What a pity! don’t know how to dance.

wish

I ……………………………. how to dance.

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