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clothing costs the same as it did last year
Clothing prices have not changed since last year
Steve could only go on holiday because his best mate gave him the money
If Steve's best mate hadn't given him the money, he wouldn't have been able to go on holiday
"Yes, I gave away your secret, " she said to me.
She admitted giving away my secret
They are going to add a new wing to the hospital
A new wing is going to be added to the hospital
Thieves stole the old woman's savings
The old woman was robbed of her savings
Please stop biting your nails
I wish you would stop biting your nails
Take my advice and don't believe everything he says
If I were you, I wouldn't believe everything he says
There aren't any eggs left
We have run out of eggs
John apologize for forgetting to take out the rubbish
John said he was sorry he had forgotten to take out the rubbish
This motorcycle is able to do 200 kilometres per hour
This motorcycle is capable of doing 200 kilometres per hour
The carpenter had to get someone to help him as there was so much work to do
There was such a lot of work to do, that carpenter had to get someone to help him
"We'll miss the train if we don't run", said Mike
Mike said that unless we run, we would miss the train
My mother insisted on my doing some chores every day
My mother made me do some chores every day
You might get hungry on the journey, so you should take plenty of snacks
Take plenty of snacks in case you get hungry on the journey
My parents moved to New Zealand five years ago
It has been five years since my parents moved to New Zealand
On arriving at the restaurant, we went straight to the head waiter
We went straight to the head waiter as soon as we arrived at the restaurant
I find it easy to understand your accent
I have no difficulty understanding your accent
I'm certain Julie didn't tell him
It can't have been Julie who told him
An American company has bought this office block
This office block has been bought by an American company
Experts are repairing the van
We are having the van repaired by experts
Everyone thinks the company will relocate to New York next year
The company is expected to relocate to New York next year
Jessica's favourite food is pizza
Jessica would rather have pizza than anything else
I regret not visiting Versailles when I was in France last year
I wish I had visited Versailles when I was in France last year
"Don't blame me if you can't find your favourite shirt", my sister said.
My sister said that it wasn't her fault that i couldn't find my favourite shirt.
The restaurant we ate in was the best one that we could have chose for last night.
We couldn't have made a better choice than the restaurant we ate in last night.
"Did you go to the beach on Saturday?" David asked me.
David wanted to know if I had been to the beach on Saturday.
My brother is too young to drive a car.
My brother is not old enough to drive a car.
Suzanne was too excited to sleep.
Suzanne was so excited that she could not sleep.
She pretended to be ill in order to avoid going to school.
She pretended to be ill so she wouldn't have to go to school.
I saw the film although I strongly dislike thrillers.
I saw the film in spite of my dislike of thrillers.
It was unkind of you to talk to her like that.
You should not have talked to her like that.
I don't find it difficult to get up early any more.
I used to have difficulty getting up early.
People say Japanese is a difficult language to learn.
Japanese is said to be a difficult language to learn.
The company is considering your application.
Your application is being considered by the company.
"Well done! You've got the job you applied for", she said to him.
She congratulated him on getting the job he had applied for.
"I have a meeting this afternoon, so I ought to leave soon", Sally said.
"I have a meeting this afternoon, so I had better leave soon", Sally said.
I shouldn't bother washing my car today because it's going to rain.
It isn't worth washing my car today because it's going to rain.
By the time we arrived at the restaurant, nearly all the tables had been taken.
There were hardly any tables left by the time we arrived at the restaurant.
I'd rather you didn't play the drums right now.
Would you mind not playing the drums right now?
The teacher prevented us from loitering on the school grounds.
The teacher didn't let us loiter on the school ground.
You can use my computer, but you must careful with it.
You can use my computer as long as you are careful with it.
The professor will distribute the assignment at the beginning of class.
The assignment will be given out by the professor at the beginning of class.