Sentence transformation, 13

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 Everybody has left the building

one

There’s …no one left in…. the building.

31 You were late, so you missed the match.

wouldn’t

If you hadn’t ……………………………………….. missed the match.

32 I am sorry I forgot your birthday.

wish

I ………………………………………………. your birthday.

33 The burglar managed to escape without punishment.

get

The burglar managed to ……………. punishment.

34 He failed the test because he did not study enough.

attributed

His failure in the test ………………….. not studying enough.

35 I wonder if you can lend me something to wear tonight.

mind

Would ………………….. something to wear tonight?

36 We can’t decide where to go on holidays.

decision

We can’t ……………………. where to go on holidays.

37  Can you take me to the station by car?

give

Can you …………………………………. to the station?

38 You will miss the bus if you don’t hurry up.

unless

You will miss the bus ……………………………………………………….

39 It is likely that they have already left.

may

They …………………….. left.

40 How much is the bus fare from London to Cambridge?

cost

How much ………………. from London to Cambridge by bus?

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