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1. The hotel has got two restaurants.

There ________________ two restaurants in the hotel.


2. I bought this car six months ago.
I ________________this car for six months.
3. I've known Jill for ten years.
I first ________________Jill ten years ago.
4. They arrived 10 minutes ago.
They________________ here for 10 minutes.
5. He's been a member of the tennis club for two years.
He ________________ the tennis club two years ago.
6. Italy's been a Republic since 1946.
Italy________________ a Republic in 1946.
7. We spent two hours writing the letters.
It ________________us two hours to write the letters.
8. It took me three hours to repair the car.
I ________________ three hours repairing the car.
9. We left when it stopped raining.
We didn't leave ________________ it stopped raining.
10.
We didn't spend much money.
We only spent ________________ money.
11.
There were only a few people at the meeting.
There ________________people at the meeting.
12.
"Why don't we go to the cinema?" said Jane.
Jane ________________to the cinema.
13.
You should buy a new car.
You ________________ to buy a new car.
14.
How much does a three-bedroomed house cost?
What is ________________ of a three-bedroomed house.
15.
I sent him an email because I wanted to tell him about the
party.
I sent him an email ________________ order to tell him about the
party.
16.
I've never read such a good book.
This is ________________book I've ever read.
17.
I've never had such a good meal.
That was the best meal I've ________________

18.
There are more people here than yesterday.
There weren't ________________ people here yesterday as there
are today.
19.
I like Mary better than Jane.
I don't like Jane ________________ as Mary.
20.
My son doesn't read as much as my daughter.
My daughter reads ________________ my son.
21.
I haven't read a good novel for a long time.
It's a long time ________________ I read a good novel.
22.
Why don't you borrow a book from the library.
If I were you, I ________________ borrow a book from the library.
23.
I think that history books are more interesting than novels.
I think that novels are not _________________ history books.
24.
There aren't many history books in my local library.
My local library has only a ________________ history books.
25.
My brother is too young to read computer books.
My brother isn't ________________ to read computer books.
26.
The owner of the new restaurant is a very rich man.
The new restaurant ________________ to a very rich man.
27.
The Bluebell was designed by a famous architect.
A famous architect ________________ The Bluebell.
28.
The Bluebell is more comfortable than other restaurants in
the area.
Other restaurants in the area are not so _____________The
Bluebell.
29.
Janet got a new MP4 player three weeks ago.
Janet _____________ her new MP4 player for three weeks.
30.
Janet was given the new MP4 player by her uncle.
Janet's uncle _____________ her the new MP4.
31.
Jason's new net book was cheaper than his old PC.
Jason's old PC was __________ than his new net book.
32.
Harry hadn't finished listening to a song when the doorbell
rang.
Harry _____________ still listening to a song when the doorbell
rang.
33.
Simon never goes anywhere without taking his mobile
phone.

Simon takes his mobile phone _____________ he goes.


34.
There are English and French dishes on The Bluebells
menu.
The Bluebell ______________________ got English and French
dishes on its menu.
35.
Meal prices at The Bluebell will change on 30 August.
Meal prices at The Bluebell will be the same _______________ 30
August.
36.
The new sports centre has been open for a month.
The new sports centre _________________________ a month ago.
37.
We spent an hour driving to the centre.
It took us an hour ___________________________
38.
The car park had three lifts.
There were three lifts ______________________________ the car
park.
39.
The centre was so big that we got lost in it.
We got lost in the centre _________________________ it was so big.
40.
It was 5.30 pm when we left the centre.
We didn't leave the centre ___________________ 5.30
41.
Our trip to the new sports centre was enjoyable.
We _____________________ our trip to the new sports centre
42.
I was given a new digital camera for my birthday by my
grandfather.
My grandfather ____________________ a new camera for my
birthday.
43.
So far, I havent taken many photos with my new camera.
So far, I I've only taken a ____________________ photos with my
new camera.
44.
My uncle asked me if I would show him my new laptop.
My uncle said, "Please, would ___________________________ your
laptop?
45.
He suggested trying a different operating system.
He said, "Why _______________________________ try a different
operating system?"
46.
It would be good if I went on a computer course.
I really ought _________________________ on a computer course.
47.
My father is finding out how much a four-week computer
course costs.

My father is finding out the __________ a four-week computer


course.
48.
I haven't been to a concert for a long time.
It's a long time since ________________a concert
49.
Why don't you learn a musical instrument?
If I were you, ________________learn a musical instrument.
50.
If you don't practise the piano every day, you won't
improve.
You won't improve unless __________________ the piano every day
51.
There are only a few concerts this month.
There aren't very ________________ concerts this month.
52.
This room is too small for us to play music in.
This room isn't ________________ for us to play music in.
53.
I prefer playing the guitar to playing the piano.
I like playing the guitar ________________ playing the piano.
54.
It took them a long time to decide which concert to go to
They spent a long time ___________ which concert to go to
55.
Peter is taller than Jermaine.
Jermaine isn't ________________ Peter.
56.
The concert is free.
You ________________ pay to get into the concert.
57.
It is compulsory to carry an ID card.
You ________________ to carry an ID card.
58.
Smoking is forbidden here.
You ________________ smoke here.
59.
Would you like another drink?
Do you ________________ another drink?
60.
Do you want to play cards?
________________ you like to play cards?
61.
"I won't be late."
She said she ________________ be late.
62.
"I can't swim."
She told me she ________________ swim.
63.
"I've never been to London."
He said he ________________ never been to London.
64.

"What's your name?"

He asked the girl what ________________. "


65.
"Stand up, please."
The teacher told the class ________________ .
66.
"Don't speak Italian."
The teacher told the class ________________ Italian.
67.

"Where do you live?"


He asked the girl where ________________

68.
Someone showed me the letter.
I ________________ the letter.
69.
This book was written by my aunt.
My aunt ________________ this book.
70.
It was too hot to go for a walk.
It was __________________ we didn't go for a walk.
71.
They spent so much money that they had to go to the
bank.
They spent ________________ of money that they had to go to the
bank.
72.
He isn't old enough to drive a car.
He is ________________to drive a car.
73.
I don't have enough money to go on holiday this year.
I ________________ to go on holiday this year.
74.
A mechanic repaired my car last week.
I ________________ repaired last week.
75.
If she doesn't invite me, I won't go to the party.
I won't go to the party ________________ she invites me.
76.
Is that your book?
Does that book ________________ you?
77.
Jim lent Pete some money.
Pete ________________some money from Jim.
78.
Would you like me to help you?
________________ help you?
79.
Carrie arrived at the airport two hours ago.
Carrie _________________ at the airport for two hours.
80.
He had a really old computer before. He _______________
have a really old computer.

81.
Maria isn't as tall as her sister.
Maria is ___________ her sister.
82.
One of my friends gave me this book.
A friend ____________ gave me this book.
83.
Magazines are sold in that shop now.
That shop _____________ magazines now.
84.
There is a big swimming pool at the sports centre. The
sports centre _____________ a big swimming pool.
85.
It was such a good cake they bought another one.
The cake was _____________ they bought another one.
86.
Her English won't improve if she doesn't practise.
Her English won't improve ________________ practises.
87.
It was the first time Bob had been to the Science Museum.
Bob _______________ to the Science Museum before.
88.
Beth suggested joining a dance class.
Beth said: "Why ______________ join a dance class?"
89.
They like rock more than pop music. They ________________
to pop music.
90.
You can't smoke in the library.
You are ______________ to smoke in the library.
91.
Susan lent me her blue pullover.
I ____________Susan's blue pullover.
92.
Jason is too careless to drive that car!
Jason isn't ________________ to drive that car!
93.
Last year the King School had more than 500 students.
Last year there _______________ more than 500 students.
94.
I asked at Reception about the price of a conversation
course.
I asked at Reception :`How much ______________ a conversation
course cost?
95.
The coursebook is included in the price of the course.
The price of the course _________________ the coursebook.
96.
All the other schools in town are more expensive than the
Kings School. The King School is the ___________________
expensive of all schools in town.

97.
Students are not allowed to attend classes if they have
not paid the fee. Students are not allowed to attend classes
________________ they have paid the fee.
98.
People say there is no other castle as interesting as this
one in Europe.
People say that this is _____________________ castle in Europe.
99.
The castle opened to the public last year.
The castle __________________ open to public since last year.
100.
Students are allowed to visit the castle without paying
anything.
Students _______________have to pay anything to visit the castle.
101.
Visitors are always met at the door by the owner, Mr
Brandon.
The owner, Mr Brandon, always _____________________ visitors at
the door.
102.
I asked Mr Brandon if he lived in the castle when he was a
child.
I asked Mr Brandon : ' _____________ live in the castle when you
were a child?'
103.
My friend suggested we went to a music festival together.
My friend said: "Why _______________ we go to a music festival
together?
104.
I had never been to a music festival before.
It was the ________ that I had ever been to a music festival.
105.
The tickets were cheaper than we expected.
The tickets weren't as _________________ we had expected.
106.
My brother lent us a tent, as it was a two-day festival.
It was a two-day festival, so we ________ a tent from my brother.
107.
The camping area was near to the main stage.
The camping area wasn't ______ the main stage.
108.
We watched some bands in the rain but we didn't mind.
We didn't mind __________ some of the bands in the rain.
109.
I can't wait to go to the festival again next year.
I'm looking _____________ going to the festival again next year.
110.
Jackie's heavier than she was two years ago.
Jackie has put _________________ in the last two years.
111.
Jason adds up figures well for someone his age.
Jason is _________________ up figures for someone his age.

112.
Jane continued to work for the firm after the baby was
born.
Jane went _________________ for the firm after the baby was born.
113.
She had no intention of insulting you.
She didn't _________________ you.
114.
I have no objection to Paul coming as well.
I don't _________________ comes as well.
115.
Predicting the weather is sometimes difficult.
It can be hard _________________ the weather.
116.
I haven't got enough money to buy a new car.
I can't _________________ a new car.
117.
Do you want us to postpone the meeting?
Shall _________________ off the meeting?
118.
Emma is excited about going to Greece on holiday.
Emma is looking _________________ to Greece on holiday.
119.
It's getting easier for me to get up early.
I am getting _________________ up early.
120.
I couldn't hear what he said because of the noise.
The noise _________________ from hearing what he said.
121.
It is impossible to sit on the grass because it is too wet.
The grass isn't _________________ sit on.
122.
I haven't got any cigarettes left.
I've run _________________ cigarettes.
123.
Mandy's boss doesn't let her leave work early.
Mandy _________________ to leave work early.
124.
I'm not sorry I chose nursing as a career.
I don't _________________ nursing as a career.
125.
'Do you know where Tony is?' I asked my brother.
I asked my brother if he knew ______________ .
126.
My house is being painted at the moment.
I am _________________ painted at the moment.
127.
Have you decided what you would like for dinner?
Have you made _________________ what you would like for
dinner?
128.

The plane left on time although the weather was bad.

The plane took _________________ although the weather was


bad .
129.
Some people have complained about the noise.
There _________________ complaints about the noise.
130.
A holiday in Florida is cheaper than one in California.
A holiday in Florida is _________________ as one in California.
131.
The last time I saw Alex was at Jade's party.
I haven't _________________ Jade's party.
132.
My brother was always on time until he got friendly with
Jack.
My brother never _________________ late until he got friendly with
Jack.
133.
The film was so boring that I fell asleep half way through
it.
It was _________________ film that I fell asleep half way through it.
134.
They've postponed the wedding until the spring.
The wedding _________________ off until the spring.
135.
The concert was very popular so they're going to put on a
repeat performance.
It was ___________ concert that they're going to put on a repeat
performance.
136.
The book was so interesting that I couldn't put it down.
It was _________________ book that i couldn't put it down.
137.
Some older people are finding it difficult to adjust to
digital technology.
Some older people can't _______________ to digital technology.
138.
Someone has just informed me that you're looking for a
new job.
I _________________ informed that you're looking for a new job.
139.
The last time I saw my sister was three years ago.
It's been three years _________________ my sister.
140.
In some jobs, men are paid more than women for the
same work.
In some jobs women are not paid as _________________ for the
same work.
141.
None of my classmates enjoys mathematics as much as I
do.
I enjoy mathematics ______________ any of my classmates.

142.
I borrowed a very interesting computer game from my
cousin.
My cousin ______________ a very interesting computer game.
143.
The ticket for the circus performance was cheaper than I'd
expected.
The ticket for the circus performance wasn't ________________ I'd
expected.
144.
I liked the clowns best, and my little sister did too.
I liked the clowns best, and _________did my little sister.
145.
'Who does this bag belong to?' my mother asked.
My mother asked,'________ is this bag?
146.
We stayed until the circus closed.
We ______________ leave until the circus closed.
147.
It doesn't matter to me if a film is dubbed or subtitled.
I don't ______ if a film is dubbed or subtitled.
148.
The cinema isn't far from the centre.
The cinema is quite _________ the centre.
149.
I finished this book in only three days.
It only __________ three days to finish this book.
150.
He asked my brother where his bike was.
He asked my brother, 'Where ___________ ?'
151.
He is often given bottles of wine as presents.
People often ___________ bottles of wine as present.
152.
He succeeded in repairing the bike on his own.
He was able ___________ the bike on his own.
153.
Peter and his friends went cycling every day.
Every day Peter went cycling and ____________ his friends.
154.
The weather was better than they had expected.
The weather wasn't __________ they had expected.
155.
I'm better at languages than any other subject.
Languages are my ____________ subject.
156.
Fish is better for you than meat.
Meat isn't __________ for you as fish.
157.
Snacks can be bought in the caf.
You _____________ in the caf.
158.

He can cook really well.

He's really __________ cooking.


159.
There are only a few good restaurants in this area.
There aren't very ________ good restaurants in this area.
160.
I haven't been to a concert for a long time.
It's a long time since __________ a concert.
161.
Why don't you learn to play a musical instrument?
If I were you, _______ learn to play a musical instrument.
162.
If you don't play the piano every day, you won't improve.
You won't improve unless____________ the piano every day.
163.
There are only a few concerts this month.
There aren't very _________ concerts this month.
164.
This room is too small for us to play music in.
This room isn't __________ for us to play music in.
165.
The Globe is more famous than most other theatres.
Most other theatres are not _______ The Globe.
166.
Many of Shakespeare's plays are shown at The Globe
Theatre.
The Globe Theatre _______________ many of Shakespeares
plays.
167.
The globe Theatre does not have a roof.
There ________________ roof on The Globe Theatre.

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