Transformation sentences 1

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Transformation sentences 1
Transformation sentences 1
Rewrite the second sentence
so that it has a similar meaning
to the first.
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1. You must never take your helmet
off while you are riding a motorcycle.
Helmets must be ...
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1. You must never take your helmet
off while you are riding a motorcycle.
Helmets must be ...
1. Helmets must be worn at all
times when riding a motorcycle.
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2. They wanted to apologize for their
behaviour: that's why they paid for
dinner.
They paid for dinner ...
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2. They wanted to apologize for their
behaviour: that's why they paid for
dinner.
They paid for dinner ...
2. They paid for dinner in order to
apologize for their behaviour.
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3. It isn't necessary to bring skis as
they are included in the package.
You don't ...
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3. It isn't necessary to bring skis as
they are included in the package.
You don't ...
3. You don't have to bring skis as
they are included in the package.
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4. I thought parking was allowed
here.
I was ...
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4. I thought parking was allowed
here.
I was ...
4. I was under the impression that
parking was allowed here.
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5. Simon said, "I'll be playing tennis
when you arrive."
Simon said he ...
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5. Simon said, "I'll be playing tennis
when you arrive."
Simon said he ...
5. Simon said he would be playing
tennis when I arrived.
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6. When I was a child, we would go
to the local park every Saturday
afternoon.
When I was a child, we used ...
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6. When I was a child, we would go
to the local park every Saturday
afternoon.
When I was a child, we used ...
6. When I was a child, we used to
go to the park every Saturday
afternoon.
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7. His daughter continued to cry until
he could no longer be seen.
She continued to cry until her
father was ...
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7. His daughter continued to cry until
he could no longer be seen.
She continued to cry until her
father was ...
7. She continued to cry until her
father was out of sight.
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8. I'm afraid that car is just too
expensive.
That car is beyond ...
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8. I'm afraid that car is just too
expensive.
That car is beyond ...
8. That car is beyond my means.
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9. They moved to this village in 1999.
They have ...
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9. They moved to this village in 1999.
They have ...
9. They have lived in this village
since 1999.
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10.One more thing before I forget Donata is coming to visit next
weekend.
..., Donata is coming to visit next
weekend.
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10.One more thing before I forget Donata is coming to visit next
weekend.
..., Donata is coming to visit next
weekend.
10.By the way, Donata is coming to
visit next weekend.
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11.They managed to finish the project
in time for the presentation.
They succeeded ...
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11.They managed to finish the project
in time for the presentation.
They succeeded ...
11.They succeeded in finishing the
project in time for the presentation.
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12.Joe didn't come to the meeting
yesterday. Perhaps he was ill.
Joe might ...
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12.Joe didn't come to the meeting
yesterday. Perhaps he was ill.
Joe might ...
12.Joe might have been ill
yesterday.
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13.Magda allows her children to stay
up until midnight on Saturdays.
Magda lets ...
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13.Magda allows her children to stay
up until midnight on Saturdays.
Magda lets ...
13.Magda lets her children stay up
until midnight on Saturdays.
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14.Can I accompany you to the
party?
Do you mind ...
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14.Can I accompany you to the
party?
Do you mind ...
14.Do you mind if I accompany /
my/me accompanying you to the
party?
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15.I wish you didn't drive so fast.
If only ...
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15.I wish you didn't drive so fast.
If only ...
15.If only you wouldn’t drive so
fast.
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16.I think Sam needs to see a doctor.
His cough is terrible.
With that terrible cough, Sam ...
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16.I think Sam needs to see a doctor.
His cough is terrible.
With that terrible cough, Sam ...
16.With that terrible cough, Sam
should / ought to see a doctor.
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17.How could you say such a horrible
thing to Brad?
Shame ...
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17.How could you say such a horrible
thing to Brad?
Shame ...
17.Shame on you for saying such a
horrible thing to Brad.
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18.The authorities said she wasn't
responsible for the accident.
The accident wasn't ...
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18.The authorities said she wasn't
responsible for the accident.
The accident wasn't ...
18.The accident wasn't her fault
(according to the authorities).
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19."Why don't you take a holiday?,"
said Simon.
Simon suggested ...
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19."Why don't you take a holiday?,"
said Simon.
Simon suggested ...
19.Simon suggested (that) I
(should) take a holiday.
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20.I haven't seen Joanna for ages.
It's been a long time ...
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20.I haven't seen Joanna for ages.
It's been a long time ...
20.It's been a long time since I’ve
seen Joanna.
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21.They were still playing cricket after
two hours.
They had ...
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21.They were still playing cricket after
two hours.
They had ...
21.They had been playing cricket
for two hours.
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22.He left because he didn’t want to
upset her.
Not ...
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22.He left because he didn’t want to
upset her.
Not ...
22.Not wanting to upset her, he left.
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23.What a shame he wasn't able to
come.
I wish ...
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23.What a shame he wasn't able to
come.
I wish ...
23.I wish he had been able to
come.
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24.I took a jumper but it wasn't
necessary.
I needn't ...
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24.I took a jumper but it wasn't
necessary.
I needn't ...
24.I needn't have taken a jumper.
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25.He checked every other word in
the dictionary.
He looked ...
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25.He checked every other word in
the dictionary.
He looked ...
25.He looked every other word up
in the dictionary.
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26.Somebody should tell him.
He needs ...
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26.Somebody should tell him.
He needs ...
26.He needs to be told / telling.
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27.The concert was terrible. I could
have spent my time in much better
ways.
The concert was a complete ...
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27.The concert was terrible. I could
have spent my time in much better
ways.
The concert was a complete ...
27.The concert was a complete
waste of time.
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28.He couldn't find me at the
exhibition.
He wasn't able ...
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28.He couldn't find me at the
exhibition.
He wasn't able ...
28.He wasn't able to find me at the
exhibition.
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29.She let her son go to Helsinki for
the weekend.
She allowed ...
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29.She let her son go to Helsinki for
the weekend.
She allowed ...
29.She allowed her son to go to
Helsinki for the weekend.
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30.I haven't seen her for 15 years.
The last time ...
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30.I haven't seen her for 15 years.
The last time ...
30.The last time I saw her was 15
years ago.
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31.I didn't understand what he was
saying because I hadn't read his
book.
If I had read his book ...
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31.I didn't understand what he was
saying because I hadn't read his
book.
If I had read his book ...
31.If I had read his book I would
have understood what he was
saying.
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32.As the class representative I would
like to welcome you.
I'd like to welcome you ...
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32.As the class representative I would
like to welcome you.
I'd like to welcome you ...
32.I'd like to welcome you on
behalf of the class.
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33.They believe the students were
educated in England.
The students are believed ...
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33.They believe the students were
educated in England.
The students are believed ...
33.The students are believed to
have been educated in England.
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34.He escaped using a disguise.
He escaped by means ...
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34.He escaped using a disguise.
He escaped by means ...
34.He escaped by means of a
disguise.
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35.Remind me to call Tim.
Don't let me ...
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35.Remind me to call Tim.
Don't let me ...
35.Don't let me forget to call Tim.
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36.British fish and chips is a new
experience for me.
It is the first time ...
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36.British fish and chips is a new
experience for me.
It is the first time ...
36.It is the first time I have eaten /
tried / had British fish and chips.
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37.She has probably found a new job.
a. It is likely ...
b. She is likely ...
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37.She has probably found a new job.
a. It is likely ...
b. She is likely ...
37.a. It is likely she has found a
new job.
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37.She has probably found a new job.
a. It is likely ...
b. She is likely ...
37.a. It is likely she has found a
new job.
b. She is likely to have found a
new job.
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38.I don't agree with prohibiting
smoking in bars.
I'm not in favour ...
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38.I don't agree with prohibiting
smoking in bars.
I'm not in favour ...
38.I'm not in favour of prohibiting
smoking in bars.
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39.It doesn't need to be finished this
afternoon.
It isn't necessary ...
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39.It doesn't need to be finished this
afternoon.
It isn't necessary ...
39.It isn't necessary to finish it this
afternoon.
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40.Brighton is less exciting than
London.
Brighton isn't ...
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40.Brighton is less exciting than
London.
Brighton isn't ...
40.Brighton isn't as exciting as
London.
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41.He couldn't reach the shelf
because it was too high.
The shelf wasn't ...
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41.He couldn't reach the shelf
because it was too high.
The shelf wasn't ...
41.The shelf wasn't low enough for
him to reach.
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42.She didn't accept his marriage
proposal.
She turned ...
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42.She didn't accept his marriage
proposal.
She turned ...
42.She turned his marriage
proposal down.
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43.We were told to wait here by the
director.
It was the director ...
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43.We were told to wait here by the
director.
It was the director ...
43.It was the director who told us
to wait here.
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44.Can you look after the kids this
afternoon?
Can you take ...
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44.Can you look after the kids this
afternoon?
Can you take ...
44.Can you take care of the kids
this afternoon?
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45.No one had seen the missing child
since Friday.
The missing child ...
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45.No one had seen the missing child
since Friday.
The missing child ...
45.The missing child hadn’t been
seen since Friday.
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46.Whatever you do, I’ll always love
you.
No ...
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46.Whatever you do, I’ll always love
you.
No ...
46.No matter what you do, I’ll
always love you.
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47.I didn't mean to break that vase.
I didn't break that vase...
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47.I didn't mean to break that vase.
I didn't break that vase...
47.I didn't break that vase on
purpose.
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48.William says Harry is responsible.
It's Harry's responsibility ...
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48.William says Harry is responsible.
It's Harry's responsibility ...
48.It's Harry's responsibility
according to William.
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49.I was so bored by her lecture I left.
Her lecture was ...
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49.I was so bored by her lecture I left.
Her lecture was ...
49.Her lecture was so boring (that)
I left.
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50.I have never seen a more exciting
film.
It's ...
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50.I have never seen a more exciting
film.
It's ...
50.It's the most exciting film I've
ever seen.
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