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THI OLYMPIC

Finish each of the following sentences so that it means the same as the printed one. 1. Under no circumstances should you phone the police. (The last thing you could do is to call the police.) 2. Sam didn’t celebrate until he received the prize. (It was not until Sam received the prize that he celebrated.) 3. Nobody expected her to lose, but she did. ( Against everybody’s expectation, she lost) 4. You’ll learn the basic rules. Then you’ll find it easy to play. (One you have learnt the basic rules, you’ll find it easy to play.) 5. If nothing unfortunate happens, I’ll see you next week. (All being well, I’ll see you next week.) 6. The government have been reviewing their education policies recently. (The government’s education policies have been under review recently. 7. When the policeman appeared at the door. I was pretty taken aback. (Imagine my surprise/ astonishment when a policeman appeared at the door.) 8. My protests were ignored. (Nobody took notice of my protests.) 9. It’s what people eat that betrays their social background, not their table manners. (What gives people’s social background away is what they eat, not their table manners.) 10. The chances are a hundred to one against you. (It’s most difficult for you to get the chances) 11. Giving fair warning, I could have avoided that date. (If you could tell me in advance, I could have avoided that date.) 12. I would do anything for you. ( There’s nothing I would not do for you) 13. Ann’s mother gave her a gold watch. (What Ann’s mother gave her was a gold watch) 14. It’s only when you’re ill that you start to appreciate good health. (It isn’t until you are ill that you start to appreciate good health.) 15. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t open the door. (Try as hard as I might, I could not open the door.) 16. The last time I go to that restaurant. (I certainly won’t go to that restaurant again) 17. The rail workers do not intend to call off their strike. (The rail workers have no intention of calling off their strike.) 18. I dislike it when people criticize me unfairly. (I object to people criticizing me unfairly.) 19. The heavy rain made it impossible for us to have our picnic. (We were not able to have our picnic because of the heavy rain.) 20. He was sorry he hadn’t said goodbye to her at the airport. (He regretted not saying goodbye to her at the airport.) 21. Mosquitoes cause malaria and this is well known. (That mosquitoes cause malaria is wellknown) 22. Her husband died. When she heard the news she fainted. (On hearing the news of her hushand’s death she fainted) 23. Jerry’s salary as an accountant is two thousand dollars a month. (Jerry makes 2,000 dollars a month.) 24. I only recognized him when he came into the light. (Not until he came into the light did I recognize him.)? 25. The value of sterling has fallen considerably in the past week. (There has been a considerable fall in the value of sterling in the past week.) 26. He refused to help, which surprised us. (His refusal to help surprised us.) 27. It is said that there is plenty of oil off our own coast. (There is said to be plenty of oil off our own coast.) 28. Can we trust her? (Is she trustworthy?)

) 51. (The manager was nowhere to be found. ( It’s a foregone conclusion that Mansell will win this year’s championship. The police let him leave after they had questions him.29. You pay 20D a month for a period of one year.) 33.) 39. (The house had its roof blown off by the hurricance. I was faced with another. (It was not until he was nearly 30 that he passed his driving test. The only thing that kept us out of prison was the way he spoke the local dialect. (It’s just a question of waiting long enough to get what we want. (There is absolutely no truth in that rumour about the politician and construction contract.) 55. (Due to the recent increase robberies.) 56. (I don’t feel like going to that party last night.) 34. (Had he been competent.) 57.) 37. (In all probablity the whole thing will have been forgotten by next term. (But for his command of the local dialect we would have been jailed. The fate of the two climbers is unknown. The realisation that I had made a big mistake came later. (Martin’s poor health does not prevent him from enjoying life. (If the foundations hadn't been weak.) 50. The rumour about the politician and construction contract is absolutely false. (Get the work finished by lunchtime and you can go home.) 43.) 31. as there have been more robberies lately. It is thought that the accident was caused by human error. The police are advising vigilance. (Hardly had I solved one problem when I was faced with another. ( He was allowed to leave after he had been questioned by the police) . They couldn’t find the manager anywhere.) 47. (Whenever we meet again in the future. (Not as many people were infected with HIV 5 years ago as they are this year.) 38. It was the weakness of the foundations that led to the collapse of the building. Nobody helped me to build this. the police are advising vigilance.) 44. If we wait long. I don’t understand a single word of this letter. Her success went beyond her expectation. Driving fast is dangerous whether you are an experienced driver or not? (However experienced you are. the building wouldn’t have collapsed.) 42. (I can’t make head nor tail of this letter. It was his incompetence which led to their capture. (Only later did I realise that I had made a big mistake. The chances are that the whole thing will have been forgotten by next term.) 46. driving fast is dangerous. (I can barely see any mark on that dress. they wouldn’t have been captured.) 30.) 48. we’ll get what we want. (This affair is not business of yours) 52.) 41.) 54. (You pay in twelve successive monthly installments of 20D 49. He did not pass his driving test until he was nearly 30. If the work is finished by lunchtime and you can go home. (I built this on my own. We’ll always remember these days together at our meeting in the future.) 53. (It is a mystery what has happened to the two climbers. That dress has only the slightest mark on it.) 40. (It’s impossible to forecast next year’s turnover and profits. (Never had she expected that she was so successful.) 45. This affair does not concern you.) 35. (The accident is thought to have been caused by human error. we’ll always remember these days. No one stands a chance of beating Mansell in this year’s championship. Martin may not be very well but he still manages to enjoy life. Just after solving one problem.) 32. Next year’s turnover and profits can’t be forecast.) 36. More people are infected with HIV this year than they were 5 years ago. I don’t want to go to that party last night. The hurricance blew the roof off the house.

. Thanks to Laura’s support I was able to finish the project. I have never been to Paris before. (It was suggested truck should have been sent there to help in. (The value of these goods has fallen considerably in the past week.) .) 68. 66. whose manager is a famous Spanish footballer.. (Much to our regret.) 75.) 61. (I am utterly/totally ignorant about aeronautics. I would not have been able to finish the project. (If he hadn’t been so over-confident. They believe that the robbers got into the bank through the roof.) 70. We weren’t surprised by his success. 78. he wasn’t happy.) 60.(Contrary to your opinion. he wasn’t happy. we have to/ are obligated to inform you that your. (The robbers are believed to have got into the bank through the roof. Please let me know if you wish to keep the book any longer.. (No formal announcement of the decision will be made.) 59.00 deadline for this work. 77. (It’s 5 years since they moved to Germany. (This is the first time I’ve been to Paris. We have 6. (Had it not been Laura’s support. Attendance at the exhibition has been down this year.) 74. (It is open to question whether John will get the job.) 84. (Beautiful are the flowers in spring. (Should you wish to keep the book any longer.) 62.( So many people turned out to see the president that all …) 73. (It came as no surprise to us that he was successful. (The football team. 81.) 85. She didn’t shed a tear when the story ended in tragedy. The flowers are beautiful in spring..00) 76. Despite having a lot of money. A fire destroyed most of the old city of London in the 1600s.58.) 65. (The exhibition has not been so well attended this year. I think you should buy a new pair of shoes and get rid of those trainers. They have been living in Germany for five years now. It was his lack of confidence that surprised me. Esperanto has no irregular verbs. (Not a tear did she shed when . he would not have been defeated. Its lack of irregular verbs makes Esperanto a unique language. I don’t know the first thing about aeronautics.) 79. Karajan was the first person to recognize her extraordinary musical gift.) 71. (Even though he had a lot of money. They will not announce the decision formally.) 72. He was very sorry that he didn’t see Andrey on her trip to London. (Unlike other languages. We regret to inform you that your application has not been successful. (It’s high time you bought a new pair of shoes and got rid of those trainers. (They can’t have been playing in this weather. have won all their matches this season. (He greatly regretted not seeing Andry on her trip to London. It was his over-confidence that led to his defeat in the Wimbledon final. (It was Karajan who first recognized her extraordinary musical gift.(This work must be finished by 6. let me know. fat people are not always jolly) 82.) 69.) 63. (What I found surprising was his lack of confidence. The football team have won all their matches this season.) 83. There has been a considerable fall in the value of these goods in the past week.) 80.) 64. The presidential visit attracted such an enormous crowd that all traffic came to a standstill. (The destruction of most of the old city of London was brought about by a fire in the 1600s. I’m absolutely sure that they weren’t playing on this weather.. and their manager is a famous Spanish footballer. It is not certain that John will get the job.) 67. but you are wrong.. It might be a good idea if trucks were sent there to help in the distribution of food supplies. You think that fat people are always jolly.

Then you’ll find it easy to play. (Why waste time in arguing with him?) 95. (The motorbike cost him only a few hundred dollars. Please don’t give me an injection. (Provided that the weather is good. he would not have been captured.) 90.) 91. It isn’t necessary for you to finish by Saturday. Mary knew what the answer was after reading the book.) 4. (Every time we rang.. (The less time my boss has. Son hasn’t been back to his native village for 10 years now. Mary knew what the answer was. you’ll find it easy to play.) 93. (He is by no means stupid.. there wasn’t any answer. (It’s most difficult for to get the chances. (Not until Son had received the prize.) 12..) 1. (By the time she finished reading the book. I’d take more exercise.) 99. (All the switches must/ have to/ should be turned on before you start the equipment.) 10. How long have they engaged? (When did they get engaged?) 16. (You don’t need to finish by Saturday. (If I were you.. (Do not despise the poor.. (It is 10 years since Son was back to his native village. Turn on all the switches before starting the equipment. It was difficult to reach the other cities. (Only when the general’s personal diaries were published did the truth come out.) 96. (If the war with French had ended as early as we had expected. the better he works.) 94. 7. Son didn’t celebrate until he received the prize.) 87. (I’d rather you didn’t give me an injection. (The only thing I am interested in is why you did it. It’s my opinion that you should take more exercise.) 14. The chances are a hundred to one against you. (Once you have learnt the basic rules.. (The patient made a more rapid recovery than expected. The patient recovered more rapidly than expected. It was his incompetence which led to their capture. (She had her car overhauled yesterday. (If he had been competent.) 2. (He knew the subject well. The war with French didn’t end as early as we had expected so not many children were sent to school. The true only came out on the publication of the general’s person diaries. After the beginning of the opera. The poor should not be despised. did he celebrate. latecomers had to wait before taking their seats. (The other cities were difficult to reach. They overhauled her car yesterday.) 3.) 6.) . (It isn’t my fault that you made stupid mistakes. (Hardly had we began our walk when it began to rain. He only paid a few hundred dollars for the motorbike. His life was despaired of. many children would have been sent to school. My boss works better when he pressed for the time. It is useless to waste time in arguing with him. You’ll learn the basic rules. He is certainly not stupid.)? 11. We will put out to sea if the weather is good.) 92. (So stupid is he that he. (All hope that he was alive was in vain.) 5.86.)? 15.) 9. He knew the subject inside out. I’m interested in why you did it. We had hardly begun our walk when it began to rain. You can’t blame me for your stupid mistakes. (Once the opera had begun. we will put out to sea. He is so stupid that he can’t remember his lessons. There was never any answer when we rang.) 98.) 97.) 8.) 89.) 88. late-comers had.) 13.

The girl’s behavior was incomprehensible to the Head Teacher. (I wouldn’t be surprised if the company made profit next year.) 27. If nothing unfortunate happens. (Unless a famous director had been Brenda act in a school play. (She seems to me to be enjoying her new job a great deal. (Not matter how long you use it. I write to him almost everyday.) 43. (Swearing at the referee earned him a suspension of two matches. (That’s got nothing to do with you. The fisherman’s life was one of great poverty. Brenda is a star because a famous director saw her act in a school play.) 44.) 30. (The man is believed to have escaped in a stolen car. (Hardly does a day pass without my writing to him. it will not wear out. she wouldn’t be a star. You can use it as long as you like. (She persuaded me not to leave.) 45. (If it hadn’t been for his presence of mind. We only despatch goods after receiving the money. happiness is elusive. You pay 20D a month for a period of one year. you won’t have any problems. the fisherman was very poor.) 21. but because of what she said. It is not certain that John will get the job.) 32. (Expensive as the ticket may be. I didn’t know why people are attracted to spending all day on the beach. (Five years has passed since I last saw her. Everyday. he would never have achieved his ambition. (I can’t see the attraction of spending all day on the beach.) 40. He was suspended for two matches for swearing at the referee.) 31. Although the ticket may seem expensive.17. (How much higher the cost of living has got!) 26.) 38. Only after all the guests had gone home could we relax.) 37.) 18. (So fierce was the dog that nobody would visit them. The cost of living has got higher. I’m certainly not going to give you any more money.) 19.) 39. and it will not wear out.) 42. (Only after the money is received will we despatch goods. (It wasn’t until all the guests had gone home that we could relax. Tear gas was released as soon as the thieves touched the safe. I’ll see you next week. (All being well. (You pay in twelve successive monthly installments of 20D.) .) 29.) 35.) 36. (Whether you are rich or poor. it’s the same old routine in my job.) 41. The company will well make a profit next year.) 34.) 22. (It’s open to question whether John will get the job. (Throughout his life. (No sooner had the thieves touches the safe than tear gas was released. (I have no intention of giving you any more money.) 23. (The house had the roof blown off by the hurricance.) 20. I didn’t see her for five years. I was going to leave.) 24. Follow these instructions carefully and you won’t have any problems. It is believed that the man escaped in a stolen car. I didn’t. They had such a fierce dog that nobody would visit them.) 28. The huricance blew the roof the house. there might have been a serious problem. it is good value for money. (Day in day out it’s the same old routine in my job. Without his wife’s constant support he would never have achieved his ambition. That’s none of your business. It’s my impression that she’s enjoying her new job a great deal. it is good value for money. (As long as you follow these instructions carefully.) 25. (If he hadn’t had his wife’s support. I’ll see you next week. (The Head Teacher was at a loss to comprehend the girl’s behaviour. Happiness is elusive to rich and poor alike.) 46.) 33. What are the chances of her passing the exam? (How likely is it she will pass the exam. But for his presence of mind there might have been a serious accident.

you can’t vote in the election.) 48. You’ll be ill if you continue to smoke. You don’t need to finish this evening.) 64. The men continued to feel unsafe until they crossed the border. (Little did we know how serious the problem was.)? 74.47.) 53.) 60. (We spent 3 hours painting the door.) . We have no seats left for the concert on December 14th. (You must apply yourself to your work more. (she has a good chance of succeeding as an actress. (On arrival at the shop.) 58. “What time does the manager come back?” the customer asked. Such a ridiculous proposal isn’t worth serious consideration.) 57. (The students deserved severe punishment for their riotous behaviour.) 72. John is fat because he eats so many chip. She just had time to put up her umbrella before the rain came down in torrents.) 52. It’s a good idea to take the train. (Not until the men had crossed the border. (The customer wanted to know when the manager came back.) 59.) 56. they are inspected carefully. She acted brilliantly in the school play. The students’ riotous behaviour should have been severely punished. (Unless you stop smoking. I wouldn’t touch that switch. (Were it not for the money this job wouldn’t be worthwhile. He only paid a few hundred dollars for the motorbike. the goods are inspected carefully. (If I were you. I don’t really want to go out tonight. They were married in the summer of 1999. Provided your handwriting is legible the examiner will accept your answer.) 66. It wasn’t clear to us at the time how serious the problem was.) 50.) 71.) 62. (It isn’t necessary for you to finish this evening. (Against everybody’s expectation.) 49.) 76. (An increase number of travellers are being stopped by customs officers this week. You can eat as much as you like for USD 5 at the new lunch bar. (You’d better take the train. Janet has made the necessary arrangements. It took us three hours to paint the door. did they feel safe. he will accept your answer.) 70. Nobody expected her to lose. (If John didn’t eat so many chips.) 68. (The motorbike cost him only a few hundred dollars. The only thing that makes this job worthwhile is the money. (we have written to each other for six years. she lost.) 65. (Not having been born in this country means that you can’t vote. When the goods arrive at the shop. (It was with great relief to hear that her condition was not serious.) 67. If you weren’t born in this country. (Nobody who was at the meeting will say anything at the press.) 51. Customs officers are stopping more travellers than usual this week. (Their wedding took place in the summer of 1999. I was greatly relieved to hear that her condition was not serious. The people who were at the meeting will say nothing to the press. You must concentrate on your work more. (There is no point in considering such a ridiculous proposal seriously. (She gave a brilliant performance in the school play. (All the seats for the concert on December 14th have been booked. (No sooner had she put up her umbrella than the rain came down in torrents. You’d better not touch that switch.) 75. but she did.) 69.)? 54.) 63. (As long as the examiner can read your handwriting. (The necessary arrangements have been made by Janet. It is more than likely that she will succeed as an actress. (I’d rather stay in tonight. (There is no limit for your eating for USD 5 at the new lunch bar.) 73./ Not having been born in this country prevents you from voting. Six years ago we started writing to each other. he would not be fat. you’ll be ill.) 55.) 61.

(She prides herself on her playing the piano. the sailors exploited their freedom fully. (Had his aunt not died and left him a legacy of $ 10. Do not alter these words: 1. 12. The river Volta overflowed last year. Don’t misquote: I never said I hated ballet. Do you have a good relationship with your boss? (Are you getting along with your boss?) 86. (Ann pleaded with her boyfriend not to drive so fast. It’s nobody’s fault that the meeting was cancelled. (I really wish I had invited her to the party. (Her uncle didn’t leave her anything in his will. She didn’t inherit anything under her uncle’s will. While they were on leave. 11. 9. (Most)/ while they were on leave the sailors made the most of their freedom. The train is 5 minutes late in leaving.) 82.) 78.) 88. Most students can work very hard when they feel like it. (Nobody is to blame for the fact that the meeting was cancelled. Nong held the post of principal in our school 15 years ago. We had a long discussion about the problem but we couldn’t solve it. 8. 4. (Cut)/ she isn’t really cut out for teaching. (burst)/ the river Volta brust its banks last year. (It came as no surprise to me that Herry had failed his driving test. I’m really sorry I didn’t invite her to the party. (Ex)/ our ex-principal is Mr. I think you should try and be optimistic as you can. (What the headmaster said was very reassuring) 85. You didn’t think carefully enough before you decided. 2.) Rewrite the following sentences using the given words. Teaching doesn’t suit her. (Ought)/ you ought to have thought more carefully before you decided. (Due)/ The train is due to leave 5 minutes ago. It’s not convenient to live to far from the supermarket. “Please don’t drive so fast” Ann begged her boyfriend. (She admitted to having taken the necklace. (Graced)/ Tasteful furniture graced your room. Thanks to his aunt’s legacy of $10. (Mouth)/ don’t put words into my mouth: I never said I hated ballet. (look on the bright side) 7. He shouldn’t have told her such things. 84. (I can’t meet all my financial commitments with my income. . She admitted that she had taken the necklace. (Length)/ we discussed the problem at length but we couldn’t solve it. 3. She is proud of being such a good pianist. (Such)/ Living such a long way from the supermarket is very inconvenient.) 80. Tasteful furniture made your room attractive. The only thing they didn’t steal was the television. 6. 5. (Unwise)/ It was unwise of him to tell her such things. I am not surprised to hear that Harry had failed his driving test.) 89. (Most students are capable of working very hard when they feel like it.000 he would n’t have been able to buy the house he wanted. The headmaster said some very reassuring things. It seems that no one predicted the correct result. 10. Mr.) 83. My income does not enable me to meet all my financial commitments. (They stole everything expect for the television) 90.) 81.000 he was able to buy the house he wanted.) 87.77.Nong. (No one seems to have predicted the correct result.) 79. (Side)/ I think you should try and look on the bright side.

(Fingers)/ I have it at my fingers’ end. I know it inside out. (back)/ I was told that it would be repaired free of charge but the man in the shop has gone back on his promise. The architect’s new design was heavily criticised. Try not to panic even if you don’t know what’s going to happen. 34. (Let)/ John will never let you down. 26. obsessive / agonising / prey 27. (Short)/ the film feel short of my expectation. 16. John is very dependable. . This cloudy weather is making me feel depressed. I can’t stand that dreadful noise any more. (Question)/ there is no question of my changing my mind about resigning. (Ears)/ the boys were on ears throughout his speech. 23. A sudden thunderstorm surprised the climbers. (Authority)/ he is an authority on primitive religion. (Blame)/ scientists blame air pollution for destroying forests. (If)/ If he hadn’t been reprimanded. I’ll never tell you the secret information. 14. 24. 38. (Surprise)/ the climbers were taken by surprise by a sudden thunderstorm. (Frank)/ The Councillor gave frank answers to every questions. I was told that it would be repaired free of charge but the man in the shop refused to honour his promise. (Temper)/ he lost temper because we all disagreed with him. (Caught)/ On going to the bathroom. (obsessive and agonising thoughts used to prey on me. 17. 19. 21. 28. 35. 31. I certainly won’t change my mind about resigning. The explorers disregarded the mosquitoes. Scientists say forests are being destroyed by air pollution. he wouldn’t be feeling so upset. “Without the rapid growth in population. (Notice)/the explorers took no notice of the mosquitoes. The bank robbers escapsed in a stolen car. He is famous for his vast knowledge of primitive religion. 33. the boys were deeply attentive. It’s because he was reprimanded that he is feeling so upset. (Disapproval)/ local residents expressed/ voiced their disapproval of the new traffic scheme. flies and snakes. 32. Throughout his speech. (Enough)/ I have had enough of that dreadful noise. (Getaway)/ the bank robbers made their getaway. Local residents said they were against the new traffic scheme. 20. I suffered from obsessive and agonising thoughts. (Away)/ I’ll never give away the secret information. there would be fewer food shortage” (blamed)/ He blamed the food shortage on the rapid growth in population. He got angry because we all disagreed with him. She was smoking in the bathroom. (Prey)/ I was a prey to obsessive and agonising thoughts. 29. I went into the bathroom and knew that. 37. (Head)/ Try to keep your head even if you don’t know what’s going to happen. How likely is it she will pass the exam? (Chances)/ what are her chances of passing the exam? 30. 22. 18. (Breath)/ he took my breath away when he said he loved me. You’ll be affected badly at the end of the day with the job as a cook. He is very surprised me when he said he loved me. (ON)/ the job as a cook will tell you/ have a bad effect on you at the end of the day. That young man can speak English as well as French. I caught her smoking. flies and snakes. (Down)/ the cloudy weather is getting me down. 39. The Councillior answered every question frankly. (Criticism)/ there was strong/ heavy/ a lot of/ much/ great criticism of the architect’s new design.13. (Bilingual)/ that young man is bilingual in English and French. The film didn’t come up to my expectation. 25. 36. 15.

please? (Eye)/ could you keep an eyes on my bag while I am away. 69. 66. One essay is just as bad as the other. Could you watch my bag while I’m away. (Fool)/ we were a fool to turn down that job. 48. (Had)/ I had the tyres checked on my car. 63. (Behind)/ they can’t leave the dog behind when they go to the holiday. Tom decided that an actor’s life was not for him. I’m sure that wasn’t Tony we saw. I think you should go to bed now. (Time)/ It’s time you went to bed. (Much)/ the critic did not think much of the new play. The mechanic checked the tyres on my car. (Presence)/ he admitted the truth in my presence. (Weather)/ he always makes heavy weather of everything. (Common)/ the two theories have nothing in common/ no common ground. The Greens consider Henry a good friend. He always makes everything look so difficult. (Look)/ the Greens look on/ upon Herry a good friend. (Wide)/ the new ambassador has a wide knowledge of current affairs. He did the puzzle in two minutes. . 47. / The new ambassador’s knowledge of current affairs is very wide. The critic had a low opinion of the new play. 54. 59. (Leaf)/ You will have to turn over a new leaf if you want to succeed. (Choose)/ there is little/ not much/ nothing to choose between these essay. The two theories appear to be completely different. Turning down that job was very foolish of you. (Due)/ The train is due to leave 5 minutes ago. (Blow)/ John’s recent defeat is dealt a blow to his chance of becoming champion. 57. We have made neither a profit nor a loss this year. 51. 67. 64. My cat has lost its appetite. pleased? 58. Give in to him and I’ll regret it. (Better)/ you’d better not do that again. 62. I think you should try and be as optimistic as you can. 45. It took her a long time to recover from her illness. I regret saying that to him. 55. 46. 53. 70. (Need)/ I need to post this letter tonight. It was difficult for me to read the number plate in the fog. I’m sure the children have been doing something terrible while we’ve been out. (Make)/ I couldn’t make out the number plate in the fog. 41. 52. The train is 5 minutes late in leaving. There’ll be trouble if you do that again. 60. He’s in London. I was there when he admitted the truth. (Over)/ it took her a long time to get over her illness. you’ll regret 50. 56. (Solution)/ he found the solution to the puzzle in 2 minutes. / My cat has gone/ is off its food. 49. (Cut)/Tom decided that he was out to be an actor. (Off). (stand)/ stand up to him and you’ll regret it / if you don’t stand up to him. (Wish)/ I wish I hadn’t said that to him. There is less chance that John will become champion after his recent defeat. The new ambassador is well informed about current affairs. The policeman acted quickly and averted an accident. (Side)/ I think you should try and look on the bright side of things. 68.40. (Aback)/ his behaviour took me aback/ I was taken aback by his behaviour. The river Volta overflowed last year. His behaviour was rather a shock to me. He is in London. 61. (Even)/ we have broken even this year. It is important that I post this letter tonight. (promt)/ the policeman’s promt action averted an accident. (Can’t)/ It can’t have been Tony we saw. Your attitude will have to change if you want to succeed. 42. (Up)/ I’m sure the children have been getting up to something terrible while we’ve been out. 43. 65. (Burst)/ the river Volta brust its banks last year. They’ll have to take the dog on holiday with them. 44.

(Let)/ I felt quite let down by the film. (favour)/ I wasn’t favour of the idea. Pleased don’t tell Andrew about our conversation. That completely suits me. 83. (Word)/ I tried to have a word with Jack about the problem but he was too busy. 72. My brother is not feeling terribly well. (Length)/ we discusssed the problem at length but we couldn’t solve it. 78. 79. She passed the world around that she was looking for a flat. because it’s possible they’ll arrive late. (Fault)/ It isn’t my fault that you made stupid mistakes. (Difference)/ there is absolutely no difference in between our opinion on the subject. I tiptoes to the door. (Rather)/ I’d rather you didn’t tell Andrew about our conversation. it’s possible that you will fail the exam. 97. . (Without)/ Dickens died without having finished his last novel. (May)/ I suppose she may no have understood my message. (Word) / I tries to have a word with Jack about our problem but he was too busy. I found the film quite disappointing. (Could)/ You could fail the exam unless you start studying now. You can’t blame me for your stupid mistake. 85. in case they’ll arrive late. It was easy for us to get tickets for the concert. 87. His arrival was completely unexpected. I tried to talk to Jack about the problem but he was too busy. (Cut)/ she isn’t really cut for teaching. 74. 77. 73. We had a long discussion about the problem but we couldn’t solve it. 80. I tiptoed to the door so as not to wake up the baby. We’d better leave them a note. (Known)/ she let it be known that she was looking for a flat. The Potato Famine caused the death of a quarter of the population of Ireland between 1845 and 1851. 75. (Under)/ my mother is under the weather. Dicken’s last novel was unfinished when he died. (Impression)/ I got/ had impression that something was worrying him. (Want)/ I’ll take this one for want of the better. (Objects)/ I think she objects to doing other people’s work for them. 92. (took)/ his arrival took us completely by surprised 94. 96.71. 76. I didn’t agree with the idea. (True)/ my worse fear about this government has come true. (most)/ 82. I don’t think she likes doing other people’s work for them. (Case)/ we’d better leave them a note. Because there’s nothing better. (Else)/ there was no one else but me who wanted to watch the program. While they were on leave the sailors exploited their freedom fully. Reserves of copper and other minerals will eventually become exhausted. (No)/ We had no difficult getting tickets for the concert. I was the only person who wanted to watch the program. 99. 86. 91. 90. 81. I’m afraid our problems are only just beginning. (About)/ The Potato Famine brought about the death of a quarter of ________. Our opinions on the subject are identical. 93. He seemed to be worried about something. (Make)/ It is a typical of Jeremy to make up a ridiculous story like that. (Iceberg)/these problems of ours are just the tip of the iceberg. I tried to talk to Jack about the problem but he was too busy. I’ll take this one. Teaching doesn’t suit her. 95. Unless you start studying now. Jeremy frequently invents ridiculous stories like that. (Ground)/ that suits me down to ground. 89. 84. I suppose it’s possible that she didn’t understand my message. (Rather)/ rather than wake up the baby. 98. (Out)/ reserves of copper and other minerals will eventually give out. My worse fear about this government have actually happened. 88.

They were brought up a conventional middle-class way. I regret shouting at him. 29. 2. They didn’t tell anyone they were getting married. . (Theirs)/ Theirs was the/ a conventional middle-class upbringings. 23. (Worth)/ it’s not worth trying to explain anything to Tony. John knows a great deal about organic farming. Don’t panic about something so trivial. (Call)/ they were ready to call off the match when the opposition arrived. My brother is not feeling terribly well these days. (Only)/ If only I had not shouted at him. (famous)/ Pisa is famous for leaning tower. People’s race. 28. The police caught the burglar in the process of committing the crime. (Supported)/ He has always supported her in her career. 14. (Expressed)/ he expressed his disapproval of people who smoked. The painting is worth 25000D.000D 9. 13. (due)/ 24. John frequently invented a ridiculous story like that. (Irrespective)/ anyone can apply for a job with us irrespective of race. The train is 5 minutes late in leaving. (Roared)/ he roared with laughter when he was the clown. 31. (valued)/ the painting has been valued at 25. (Bed)/ you get out of bed on the wrong side this morning. He has always done things to help her in her career.” (Dawned)/ the meaning of a “freebie” suddenly dawned on me. You look grumpy this morning. (Expert)/ John is expert on organic farming. 30. (wide) 16. (Presence)/ he admitted the truth in my presence. (Mountain)/ don’t make a mountain out of a molehill. 3.1. 15. 18. 27. The new ambassador is well-informed about current affairs. Mr. (Weather)/ my brother is under the weather these days. creed or colour. He laughed very loudly when he saw the clown. (Valid)/ this passport is valid for most countries. (Make)/ it is typical of John to make up a ridiculous story like that. She felt uncomfortable in the huge hotel. 11. 8. (Terms)/ I’m on very good terms with my bank manager. (probability)/ In all probability he will come 22. (Next)/ I’ve done next to nothing today. My bank manager and I get on together very well. The rate of inflation has fallen steadily during recent months. 5. He is likely to come. 19. He said he disapproved of people who smoke. Smith speaks Vietnamese extremely well. 10. 6. (Decline)/ there has been a steady decline in the rate of inflation during recent months. (Red)/ The burglar was caught red-handed. (Secret)/they got married in secret. 17. (Caused)/ what caused the explosion is still unknown. I didn’t like the way you spoke to your sister. (Occurred)/ It never occurred to me to go by train/ the thought of going by train never occurred to me. 12. It’s waste of time to try and explain anything to Tony. 7. 21. 25. (Disgusted)/ I was disgusted at/ by the way you spoke to your sister. The cause of explosion is still unknown. They were on the point of cancelling the match when the opposition arrived. (Fish)/ she felt like a fish out of water in the huge hotel. creed or colour is not taken into account when they apply for a job with us. 26. This passport can be used in most countries. 20. Everyone has heard about the leaning tower of Pisa. I never thought of going by train. (Command)/ he has a good command of spoken vietnamese. 4. I’ve hardly done anything today. I suddenly realized the meaning of a “freebie. I was there when he admitted the truth.

He only understood very little of what she said. (Common)/ the film has much in common with Shakespeare’s Hamlet. 46. (Went)/ it’s time we went home. 61. (Unwise)/ It’s unwise of him to tell her such things. 52. 41. 55. (Poorly)/ the concert was poorly attended. 33. (Look)/ we all look up to our father. 42. Jones today because he will talk for a long time. She thinks she’ll pass the exam though it may be very difficult. (nothing)/ I’m sure that there is nothing wrong with my composition. If you want to understand Yeat’s poetry. 54. We should be going home. 35. (Without)/ you oughtn’t to drive away without fastening you seat belt.32. From the educational point of view his childhood years had been well spent. 62. (Lost)/ I was lost for word. 45. (Match)/ this is the best match I’ve ever seen. (Follows)/ this procedure is as follows. 56. 39. We all have great respect for our father. (Act)/ she is not really upset. (Lacks)/ the only thing the house lacks is a large garden. Tom pointed the mistake to me. (Impact)/ The film Citizen Kane has had a big impact on many filmmakers. I just didn’t know what to say. 38. You ought to fasten your seat belt before driving away. (However)/ however difficult it may be she thinks she’ll pass the exam. he’s only pretending. Not many people attended the concert. The film is similar to Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a number of ways. 51. (Term)/ in term of education his childhood years had been well spent. 58. I’d prefer you to stay at home? (rather)/ I’d rather you stayed at home. I think you should stop wasting your time on those club activities. 48. (Head)/ if you don’t have time. (Attention)/ Tom drove my attention to the mistake. (Doubt)/ there is no doubt that David will win the gold medal. Jane looks nothing like her mother. I’ve never seen a match as good as this before. I have no intention of giving up now. 53. The train timetable has been changed. 59. The house has got everything expect a large garden. Don’t you regret not leanring to swim? (with)/ Don’t you wish you had learnt to swim? 36. (Widely)/ he is widely regarded as being the best man of the job. (Made)/ they have made changes to the train timetable/ changes have been made to the train timetable. 37. 43. 50. I wanted to learn Russian before I visited Moscow. 57. (Without)/ I didn’t want Moscow without having learn Russian. (Key)/ Irish history is the key to understanding of Yeat’s poetry.Jones today because he’ll talk you head off. 34. I’m sure that therre aren’t any mistakes in my compposition. it’s the only thing he ever thinks about. Most people regard him as being the best man for the job. 40. If you don’t have time. 47. She is not really upset. It seems to be a foregone conclusion that David will win the gold medal. (Brain)/ my husband has football on the brain. don’t visit Mr. you need to study Irish history. He shouldn’t have told her such things. This is the procedure. 49. it’s the only thing he ever thinks about. . don’t visit Mr. (Earth)/ why on earth didn’t you phone me to say you’d be late. (Such)/ it was such a great demand for tickets that people queued day and night. Many filmmakers were very much influenced by Citizen Kane. (take)/ Jane dosn’t take after her mother at all. 44. 60. My husband is obssessed with football. (Hardly)/ Hardly did he understand what she said. she’s only putting on an act. I’m annoyed with you for not phoning me to say you’d be late. (Intend)/ I don’t intent to give up now. (Time)/It’s time you stopped wasting your time on those club activities. The demand for tickets was so great that people queued day and night.

30. It is certain that the new cuts will worry the staff. (Time)/ we can take our time.30. Most people know that Britain’s economy is heavily dependent on North Sea oil. It was hard not to start laughing when she started to sing (face)/ it was hard to keep a straight face when she started to sing. 65. I’m afraid our problems are only just beginning. the play doesn’t started until 7. 68. There’s no need for us to hurry. the play doesn’t start until 7. 66. (Frequent)/ her complaints are too frequent for my liking. 67. . (Bound)/ The new cuts are bound to worry the staff.63. She complains far too often my liking. (Iceberg)/ I’m afraid our problems are just the tip of the iceberg. (Common)/ it is common knowledge that Britain’s economy is heavily dependent on North Sea oil. 64.

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