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Key word transformations- FCE
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Terms in this set (43)
"How about going to the cinema tonight?", said Anne.
Ann ----------- to the cinema.
Ann suggested going to the cinema.
My advice to you is to talk to your parents.
If ________________________ talk to my parents.
If I were you I would talk to my parents.
Barry wasn't strong enough to lift the box.
Barry didn't ________________ to lift the box
Barry didn't have enough strength to lift the box.
They started the company in 1997.
The company ____________________ 1997
The company was set up in 1997.
I think Jean really likes Simon.
Jean ______________________ Simon.
Jean is keen on Simon.
Why don't you throw away that old blouse?
How about _________________ that old blouse?
How about getting rid of that old blouse?
I still find it strange to wear glasses.
I still haven't ____________________ glasses.
I still haven't got used to wearing glasses.
He never asks when he borrows my things!
He is __________________ asking!
He is always borrowing my things without asking!
Simon doesn't usually drink coffee.
It _______________________ drink coffee.
It is unusual for Simon to drink coffee.
Helen is not usually so pessimistic.
It is ____________________ so pessimistic.
It is not like Helen to be so pessimistic.
I can't wait to see you again.
I'm really ________________ you again.
I'm really looking forward to seeing you again.
She often went abroad on holiday before she got married.
She ____________________ abroad on holiday before she got married.
She WOULD OFTEN GO abroad on holiday before she got married.
I almost always go out on Saturday night.
I ___________________ at home on Saturday night.
I HARDLY EVER STAY at home on Saturday night.
We've been back at school for two weeks and I still find it hard to get up early.
We've been back at school for two weeks and I'm still not ___________________ up early.
We've been back at school for two weeks and I'm still not USED TO GETTING up early.
I can't wait to go on holiday.
I'm really _________________ on holiday.
I'm really LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING on holiday.
I'm sorry I haven't written to you for such a long time.
I'm sorry it ________________ long to write to you.
I'm sorry it HAS TAKEN ME SO long to write to you.
Anna rarely gets less tan 70 per cent in her English exam.
It ______________ get less tan 70 per cent in her English exam.
It'S RARE FOR ANNA TO get less tan 70 per cent in her English exam.
Richard is normally very talkative so I'm surprised he was so quiet.
I'm surprised that Richard didn't say very much because it's _________________ so quiet.
I'm surprised that Richard didn't say very much because it's NOT LIKE RICHARD/HIM TO BE so quiet.
It's impossible for me not to laugh when he starts singing.
I can't______________ when he starts singing.
I can't HELP LAUGHING when he starts singing.
I really don't want to go out this evening.
I really don't __________ out this evening.
I really don't FEEL LIKE GOING out this evening.
Amy played much better than her opponent, so it was unfair that she lost the match.
Amy _____________ the match, because she played much better than her opponent.
Amy DIDN'T DESERVE TO LOOSE the match, because she played much better than her opponent.
Rock stars often wear dark glasses so that people don't recognize them.
Rock stars often wear dark glasses ___________ them.
Rock stars often wear dark glasses TO PREVENT PEOPLE RECOGNIZING them.
It's obvious he shot himself in the foot by accident.
He obviously __________ himself in the foot.
He obviously DIDN'T MEAN TO SHOOT himself in the foot.
I hate it when I'm ill.
I ______________ ill.
I CAN'T STAND BEING ill.
The film wasn't nearly as good s I thought it would be.
The film ____________ I thought it would be.
The film WAS FAR WORSE THAN I thought it would be.
I've never had such a boring holiday!
This is _____________ I've ever had!
This is THE LEAST ENJOYABLE HOLIDAY I've ever had!
There are fewer teachers in my school than there were last year.
There ____________ teachers in my school as there were last year.
There ARE NOT AS MANY teachers in my school as there were last year.
If you work harder now, you won't have to do so much later.
The harder __________ you'll have to do later.
The harder YOU WORK NOW, THE LESS you'll have to do later.
Lucy is as tall as her mother.
Lucy ___________ her mother.
Lucy IS THE SAME HEIGHT AS her mother.
Kate has slightly more experience than the others.
The others don't have _________ Kate.
The others don't have QUITE AS MUCH EXPERIENCE AS Kate.
My brother isn't quite as tall as me.
My brother is ___________ me.
My brother is SLIGHTLY SHORTER THAN me.
Pedro didn't use to be so thin.
Pedro is ____________ be.
Pedro is THINNER THAN HE USED TO be.
This exercise is much easier than the last one.
This exercise is _____________ the last one.
This exercise is NOT NEARLY AS DIFFICULT AS the last one.
My house is as big as yours.
My house _________ yours.
My house IS THE SAME SIZE AS yours.
Jamie's mobile is very similar to mine.
There is not ____________ Jamie's mobile phone and mine.
There is not A LOT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN Jamie's mobile phone and mine.
There are more boys than girls in our class.
There are ___________ as boys in our class.
There are NOT AS MANY GIRLS as boys in our class.
I've never known anyone as clever as Hilary.
Hilary is _____________ ever known.
Hilary is THE CLEVEREST I'VE ever known.
I enjoyed myself so much I didn't want to come home.
I had __________ time I didn't want to come home.
I had SUCH A GOOD time I didn't want to come home.
It was such an interesting book that I stayed up all night to finish it.
I was ____________ that I stayed up all night to finish it.
I was SO INTERESTED IN THE BOOK that I stayed up all night to finish it.
How long is the car journey from London to Manchester?
How long _______ drive by car from London to Manchester?
How long DOES IT TAKE TO drive by car from London to Manchester?
Eleanor is clearly proud of her achievements.
Eleanor clearly __________ her achievements.
Eleanor clearly TAKES PRIDE IN her achievements.
We will phone you the moment we get to the hotel.
We will phone you as __________ the hotel.
We will phone you as SOON AS WE ARRIVE AT the hotel.
I finished my library book and returned it when the lesson finished
I finished my library book and took _________ of the lesson.
I finished my library book and took IT BACK AT THE END of the lesson.
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
VERBS + dependent prepositions for FCE
Film vocabulary for FCE
Expressions with 'take'
Phrasal Verbs with UP
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