FCE transformations: Comparatives

FCE transformations which test students on comparatives and expressions with 'as' (e.g as well as/ as long as/ as far as / as soon as etc.)
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never be the same weight
I will never weigh the same as my brother.
BE
I will ________________________ as my brother
not as rich as mine
The little boy said that his father was richer than my father
AS
'Your father is ________________________,' said the little boy.
are more intelligent than
They say that dogs are not as intelligent as cats.
MORE
They say that cats ________________________ dogs.
Beckett writes as well as
She thinks Joyce is a better writer than Beckett.
WRITES
She doesn't think that ________________________ Joyce.
is as expensive as
My house and your house are equally expensive.
AS
Your house________________________ my house.
more than he
He does not travel as much as I do every week.
THAN
I travel ________________________ does every week.
the same height as
This tree will soon be as tall as our house.
SAME
This tree will soon be ________________________ our house
worse than I
I speak French badly, but I think I speak it better than you.
THAN
I think you speak French ________________________do.
slightly shorter than
My brother isn't quite as tall as me.
SLIGHTLY
My brother is _____________ me.
thinner than he used to
Pedro didn't use to be so thin.
THAN
Pedro is ____________be.
not nearly as difficult as
This exercise is much easier than the last one
NEARLY
This exericse is _______________ the last one.
is the same size as
My house is as big as yours.
SAME
My house _____________ yours.
a lot of difference between
Jamie's mobile is very similar to mine.
LOT
There is not _________________ Jamie's mobile and mine.
not as many girls
There are more boys than girls in our class.
AS
There are ______________ as boys in our class.
the cleverest person I have
I've never known anyone as clever as Hilary.
THE
Hilary is _____________ ever known.
was far worse than
The film wasn't nearly as good as I thought it would be.
FAR
The film _____________ I thought it would be.
the least enjoyable holiday
I've never had such a boring holiday!
ENJOYABLE
This is ____________ I've ever had.
are not as many
There are fewer teachers in my school than there were last year.
NOT
There ______________teachers in my school as there were last year.
you work now, the less
If you work harder now, you won't have to do so much later.
THE
The harder _______________ you'll have to do later.
quite as much experience as
Kate has slightly more experience than the others
QUITE
The others don't have __________ Kate.
long as you
You can go out if you do your homework first.
AS
You can go out, as ______________ do your homework first.
soon as he
He didn't wait for a second. He arrived home, got changed, and then left immediately afterwards.
AS
As __________________ got home, he got changed and went back out again.
far as I am
In my opinion, we can throw this old box away.
FAR
We can throw this old box away, as ____________ concerned.
as well as being
In addition to being an excellent sportswoman, she's also very good at science.
AS
______________ an excellent sportswoman, she's also a brilliant scientist.
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