CAE Sentence transformations (Expert Unit 6)
Terms in this set (17)
never imagine him refusing
He'll never refuse free tickets, I'm sure.
I could ______ free tickets.
me not to forget to
'Remember to lock the door when you go to bed', Jack said to me.
Jack told _______ lock the door when I went to bed.
down badly with
The audience didn't like the speaker's jokes.
The speaker's jokes went _________ the audience.
to do is to take up
Ruby's ambition is to become an actor.
What Ruby would like _______ acting as a career.
it that persuaded you not to
Why did you turn down the offer of a job?
What was ________ accept the job offer?
will have been married
It's our parents' 25th wedding anniversary next year.
Next year our parents _________________for 25 years.
up soon, it will mean
Unless you get here soon, we'll leave without you.
If you don't turn ________ we'll have to leave without you.
know why Tom had acted so
'Why did Tom act in such an irresponsible way?' asked Chloe.
Chloe wanted to ________ irresponsibly.
was only when Emily arrived
Everything was fine before Emily arrived and then things started to go wrong.
It _________ that everything started to go wrong.
who put forward the
The idea of going to the new health centre was Pat's suggestion.
It was Pat _________ idea of going to the new health centre.
greatest ambition was
More than anything else Grace wanted to start her own aromatherapy clinic.
Grace's _________ to start her own aromatherapy clinic.
as long as you take
Providing you look after it carefully, you can borrow my laptop.
You can borrow my laptop __________ good care of it.
came as no surprise to
I wasn't surprised to hear that Martin had joined the gym.
It ____________________ me to hear that Martin had joined the gym.
unless I receive
I will only try acupuncture if my doctorapproves of the idea.
I won't try acupuncture _________________ my doctor's approval for the idea.
hardly likely to take off
It's very unlikely that space tourism will take off in my lifetime.
Space tourism is ________ in my lifetime.
highly recommended to me by
Clarissa told me how very good this anti-aging cream is.
This anti-aging cream was _________________ Clarissa.
we would have been able to
We arrived at the restaurant too late to order a full meal.
Had we arrived at the restaurant earlier, _________________ order a full meal.