Sentence transformation, 14

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

Example:

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 He knows everything about flowers.

expert

He ……………………………… flowers.

32 If you are not old enough you cannot watch certain films.

age

If you ……………………………….. you cannot watch certain films.

33 I regret that I gave him the money.

lent

If only …………………………………………. him the money.

34 It was such a boring movie that we left.

so

The movie ………………………………………….. that we left.

35 People say that the pyramids are worth visiting.

supposed

The pyramids ………………………………………. worth visiting.

36 John cannot possibly borrow the car tonight.

question

It’s …………………………… for John to borrow the car tonight.

37 Could I continue what I was doing?

get

Could I …………………………… what I was doing?

38 Mary is slower at doing things than Jill.

fast

Mary is …………………………….. Jill at doing things.

39 I can’t make up my mind about the colour.

decide

I …………………………………….. the colour.

40 There are times when you have to do things by yourself.

own

There are times when you have to do things ……………….

Check your answers here

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