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REPHRASING EXERCISES

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REPHRASING EXERCISES
1. I don’t like people to criticise me.
I don’t like to …
2. Gorillas are intelligent. They are also very strong.
... as well as...
3. Pam has a dog. Dan has a dog too.
Both ...
4. He expects us to pay him for the CDs.
He expects to …
5. Despite the age of the house, we managed to sell it.
Although ...
6. I bought some red wine. It tasted like ink.
The red wine ...
7. London burnt down in 1666. It had to be rebuilt.
London, ...
8. It is a pity you aren’t here.
If only you ...
9. I’m too young to vote.
I wish ...
10. If they are not protected, the gorillas will soon disappear.
Unless ...
11. They didn’t follow the maps, so they got lost.
If ...
12. The last time it rained was in March.
... since March.
13. I haven’t been to the cinema for ages.
It’s ...
14. She speaks with such a strong accent that people can’t understand her.
Her accent ...
15. The window was very small. He couldn’t get through it.
... too...
16. Is it necessary for me to pay for my ticket now?
Do I ... ?
17. She met a man at a dance club. She fell in love with him.
... a man ...
18. I need a grant in order to study at university.
I won’t ...
19. It’s possible that she has already told him the truth.
She ...
20. Driving fast in town was a stupid thing to do.
You shouldn’t
21. She paints really well.
... good at ...
22. Apples are cheaper than oranges.
Apples are ...
23. He hasn’t phoned because her phone is out of order.
...?
24. The King’s chapel was decorated by Italian artists.
The King ...
25. Do you want to book a holiday?
Are you interested ...?
26. I didn’t give him the information.
I denied ...
27. We haven’t seen this show for two months.
The last time ...
28. I first met Dan in 1980 and we are still good friends.
Dan and I have ...
29. She doesn’t do her homework, so she doesn’t get good marks.
If
30. I’m sorry I spent so much money.
I regret ...
31. Her boyfriend is also coming to the party.
...?
32. Unless he tries harder, he won’t pass.
If he...
33. I haven’t got my driving licence. I’m sure I left it at home.
I must ...
34. It was a mistake to apply for that job.
I shouldn’t ...
35. The suitcase was very heavy. She couldn’t carry it.
... too ...
36. Mum doesn’t speak English as well as Dad.
Dad speaks ...
37. I go to work by train.
...?
38. I met Tom in the street.
...?
39. Driving a car is fun.
It is fun ...
40. I’m sorry that I didn’t finish my homework last night.
I wish ...
41. You wrote a letter. It never arrived.
The letter ...
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