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CAE / CPE Use of English Practice Part 5

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she was interested in going
"Do you want to go and see the new play?" Petra asked her friend
(INTERESTED)
Petra asked her friend whether............................................to see the new play.
no intention of going
Pat does not intend to have a holiday this year
(INTENTION)
Pat has .............................................................. on holiday this year.
The company is HIGHLY REGARDED in the local area.
The company has a good reputation in the local area (HIGHLY)
Do you think Pablo STANDS A CHANCE OF WINNING the competition?
Do you think Pablo is likely to win the competition? (CHANCE)
Darius soon MADE A (FULL) RECOVERY after the operation.
Darius soon recovered after the operation (MADE)
I think the weather will CHANGE FOR THE BETTER next week.
I think the weather will improve next week. (CHANGE)
The offer of a place on the course CAME AS A SURPRISE TO Phoebe.
Pheobe was surprised to be offered a place on the course (CAME)
It's so difficult to COME UP WITH new ideas for the festival every year.
It's so difficult to create new ideas for the festival every year (COME)
The company HAS EVERY CHANCE OF GETTING the contract.
The company is almost certain to get the contract (EVERY)
Sven would have called yesterday if he hadn't been SHORT ON / OF TIME.
Sven would have called yesterday if he had had more time (SHORT)
Many people believe that Garcia IS CAPABLE OF BECOMING world champion.
Many people believe that Garcia has the ability to become world champion (CAPABLE)
In his speech, the Principal MADE NO REFERENCE TO the new language courses.
In his speech, the Principal did not mention the new language courses. (REFERENCE)
IT NEVER OCCURRED TO SAM TO ASK me for advice.
Sam never thought of asking me for my advice (OCCURRED)
NO MATTER HOW HARD THEY TRIED, they could not get the old car to start.
Despite all their efforts, they could not get the old car to start (HARD)
Maria MADE IT CLEAR THAT she wasn't going to sleep on the floor.
"I'm sorry, but there's no way I'm going to sleep on the floor" said Maria. (CLEAR)
"Remember KEEP IN TOUCH," Marta said as she waved goodbye.
"Remember to write or phone," Marta said as she waved goodbye (TOUCH)
Simon really ought to MAKE UP HIS MIND about his future.
Simon really ought to make a decision about his future (MIND)
Not paying in time WILL RESULT IN YOUR BOOKING BEING CANCELLED.
If you don't pay on time, your booking will be cancelled (RESULT)
I´m sure IT'S ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE Gemma becomes a famous model.
I'm sure Gemma is going to become a famous model one day (MATTER)
Barbara's parents HAD NO DOUBT that she would be a great tennis player.
Barbara's parents were certain that she would be a great tennis player (DOUBT)
Employees CANNOT COUNT ON HAVING an allocated car parking space.
The company isn't able to guarantee an allocated car parking space to all employees (COUNT)
Daisy said that she would no longer PUT UP WITH her colleagues being rude.
Daisy said that she would no longer tolerate her colleagues being rude (PUT)
was on the point of calling
Sven was about to call the police when the burglar stopped trying to open the window and ran away.
POINT
Sven ...................................................... the police when the burglar stopped trying to open the window and ran away.