Sentence transformation, 15

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 They worked very little last week.

hardly

They ….hardly worked….at all last week.

31 We have to reduce our expenses.

cut

We have to ………………………………………….. our expenses.

32 “Can you please explain this to me?” she asked the teacher.

if

She asked the teacher …………………………………… to her.

33 Perhaps he’s working late.

may

He ………………………………………. late.

34 Nobody ever told me about it.

never

I ………………………………………………. about it.

35 “I’ll pick him up from the airport,” she said.

offered

She …………………….. from the airport.

36 I was so shocked that I couldn’t react.

wasn’t

I …………………………………………………………………… react.

37 People say Greek is a difficult language to learn.

said

Greek …………………………. difficult language to learn.

38 The police have investigated the crime.

by

The crime ………………………………………………………… the police.

39 Without your help, I would never have managed.

you

If ………………………………………. , I would never have managed.

40 The manager made the employees stay late.

made

The employees …………………………… by the manager.

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