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INVERSION

I. Dùng NEVER viết lại câu với hình thức đảo ngữ
1. She had never been so happy before
=> Never before…………………….………………………………………………………………
2. I have never heard such nonsense!
=> Never…………………………………………………………………….……………………...
3. I have never seen such a mess in my life.
=> Never in my life……………………........................................................................……………
4. Our profits have never been higher than they are this year
.=> Never…………………………………………………………………………………………
5. The film had never before laid on such a sumptuous celebration.
=>Never………………….…………………………………………………………………………
6. I've never come across such a horrifying film.
=> Never…………………………………………………………………………..…..……………
7. I've never been so moved by a Shakespeare production.
=> Never…...……………………………………………………………………………….………
8. I never for one moment thought the consequences would be so far- reaching
=>……………………………………………………………………………………………….....
9. I had never tasted such a wonderful combination of flavors before
=>…………………………………………………………...………………………………………
10. I have never seen anyone in my life drink as much as you.
=> Never……………………………………………………..……………………………………
11. I'll never forget you.=> Never ………………………………………………………………..

II. Dùng RARELY, SELDOM hoặc LITTLE viết lại câu với hình thức đảo ngữ
1. One rarely finds good service these days.
=> Rarely………………………………………………………………….………………………
2. She has rarely travelled more than fifty miles from her village.
=> Rarely………………………..………………………………………………………….………

.…………………………………………………………………. Rewrite these sentences....3....…………………………… 8. => Not only………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.... They little suspected that the musical was going to be a runaway success.. He not only spent all his money but also borrowed some from me... => Not only……………………….. => Not……………………………………………………………………………………………… 9... 4.. He is my friend as well as yours. They had seldom participated in such a fascinating ceremony.... He has seldom seen anything stranger => Seldom………………………………………………………………………………………… III...... => Not only………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. The embassy staff little realized that Ted was a secret agent => Little…………………………………………………………………………………………… 7. => Not only………………………………………………………………………………………… 5. but it also ran over a cat => Not………………………………………………………………………………………….... 1...…………………… 4..................… 6. => Not………………………………………………………………. She is not only beautiful but also attractive...... => Seldom……………………………………………………………………...…………………………………………………………… 5.. She is impatient and dishonest =>………………………………………………………………… 6. using inversion with NOT... Harry not only broke his leg but also injured his shoulder...... => Seldom……………………………......... He translated not only fast but also correctly => Not……………………………………………………………………………………………… . He is both intelligent and handsome.... Public borrowing has seldom been so high.......... She not only wrote the text but also selected the illustrations. => Little…………………….... The bus not only crashed into a tree.... 7.................

I had only just put the phone down when the boss rang back. We only began to see the symptoms of the disease after several months. He didn’t finish his work until the bell rang. => Only ______________________________________________________________________ 3. => Not…………………………………………………………………………………………….He only thought about having a holiday abroad after he retired. 5. => Under the table _____________________________________________________________ 6. => Only______________________________________________ ________________________ 8. => Only ______________________________________________________________________ 4. Rewrite each of the following sentences with the given words in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed above it. => Only _____________________________________________________________________.. I wouldn’t have accepted the job. => Only __________________________________________________ ___________________ 5. 1. A sleeping dog was lying under the table.………………………………………………….……… IV. => Not until __________________________________________________ ________________ 4. => Hardly _______________________________________________________________ _____ 3. Rewrite each of the following sentences with the given words in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed above it. If I had realized what would happen. He had hardly left the office when the telephone rang. 1. .10. They didn’t get round to business until they had finished eating. => Only _____________________________________________________________________. I understood Hamlet only after seeing it on the stage. His brother had rarely been more excited. I only realized how dangerous the situation had been when I got home.. => Only _____________________________________________________________________ 2. 11. => Only_____________________________________________________________________. => No sooner ______________________________________________________________ ___ 2. 6. It wasn’t until last week that the Agriculture Minister admitted defeat. The facts were not all made public until later. They had to wait for twelve hours before their flight left. She not only sings but also dances => Not…………………………………. => Had_______________________________________________ ________________________ V. They are not only good at mathematics but also at science. => Rarely____________________________________________ ________________________ 7.

A. using inversion with WERE OR HAD 1. using inversion with SHOULD. If we hear any further news. If you decide to accept the post. 10. 2. there will always be a job for you here. I didn’t realize who he was until later. the job would be worth doing. I didn’t see the signal. => Only _____________________________________________________________________ VI. it will be the favorite to win. . If the salary were high. contact your dealer for advice. The door could not be opened without using force.M => Should____________________________________________________________________ 3. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ VII. If you change your mind. Rewrite these sentences. she is free after 9. so I didn’t stop. If you have further problems with your printer. => Only _____________________________________________________________________. If you want to make an appointment to see Dr Simons. Would you visit me if I were sent to prison? => Were ___________________________________________________________. => Had___________________________________________________________.The only way you can become a good athlete is by training hard every day. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ 5. we will be in touch immediately.7. => Were ___________________________________________________________. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ 2. I won’t agree until Tom’s apologized. 3. 1. Rewrite these sentences. you will be expected to start work on 1st April. => Only _____________________________________________________. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ 4. 9. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ 6. => Should_____________________________________________________________________ 7. If you wish to take advantage of the offer. 8. If the Government are forced into another election. => Only ____________________________________________________________________. kindly tick the box on your order form.

He ate so much food that he became ill. 8. 5. This book is so boring that I couldn’t finish it => So__________________________________________________________________. => Were ___________________________________________________________. => Had___________________________________________________________. If he weren’t busy right now. If he hadn’t been angry. => Had___________________________________________________________.4. If his friends hadn’t been late. => Were ___________________________________________________________. He is so strong that he can lift the box. using inversion with SO OR SUCH. 5. he could help them. => Such________________________________________________________________. => So__________________________________________________________________. 8. => Had___________________________________________________________. It is such hot coffee that I can't drink it. Rewrite these sentences. 7. I could afford to buy an expensive car. She has such a soft voice that everyone likes her. they wouldn’t have missed the train. 6. => Such________________________________________________________________. I would have said something. 3. 6. He is such a lazy boy that no one likes him. => So__________________________________________________________________. 4. 9. . I would tell him the truth. 1. The weather is so beautiful that we decided to go to the beach. If the computer hadn’t broken down and I wouldn’t have had to stop my work. => Were ___________________________________________________________. VIII. => Had___________________________________________________________. If I were you. 2. If she had said sorry. he wouldn’t have been angry. If I were rich. 7. => So__________________________________________________________________. => Such________________________________________________________________. 10. => So__________________________________________________________________. He bought so many books that he didn't know where to put them.

=> Rarely_________________________________________________________ 9. A sleeping dog was lying under the table. Rewrite each of the following sentences with the given words in such a way that it means the same as the sentence printed above it. His brother had rarely been more excited. She was so tired that she fell asleep in the armchair.9. 11. I had only just put the phone down when the boss rang back. => So__________________________________________________________________. 12. I have never seen anyone in my life drink as much as you. 10. => Not until ______________________________________________________ 5. He didn’t finish his work until the bell rang. He had hardly left the office when the telephone rang. 1. We only began to see the symptoms of the disease after several months. It was such a foggy day that we couldn’t see the road. IX. => Only _________________________________________________________ 6. He was such a fast speaker that we couldn’t understand him. He spent all his money. => Such________________________________________________________________. => Under the table _________________________________________________ 8. => No sooner _____________________________________________________ 3. => Only__________________________________________________________ . => Such________________________________________________________________. This tea is so good that I’ll have another cup. => Hardly _______________________________________________________ 4. => So__________________________________________________________________. => Never ________________________________________________________ 7. => Not only_______________________________________________________ 2. He even borrowed some from me. The facts were not all made public until later.

If you do happen to see Helen. => So ___________________________________________________________ 17. => Seldom________________________________________________________ 21. => Were__________________________________________________________ 18. They would lose the election. I wouldn’t have accepted the job. The bus driver cannot be blamed for the accident in any way. The snowfall was so heavy that all the trains had to be cancelled. someone knocked at the door. => In ___________________________________________________________ 16. could you ask her to call me? => Should________________________________________________________ 15. => Little _________________________________________________________ 14. The police didn’t at all suspect that the judge was the murderer. => Not only ______________________________________________________ 13. and also injured his shoulder. You won’t allowed in until your identify has been checked. => Hardly________________________________________________________ 23. => Had___________________________________________________________ 11. The response to our appeal was so great that we has to take on more staff.10. => Such__________________________________________________________ 20. As soon as I got into the bath. There was so much uncertainty that the financial markets remained closed. If I had realized what would happen. Harry broke his leg. It’s not common for there to be so much rain in March. => No sooner _____________________________________________________ 19. The Prime Minister has hardly ever made a speech as inept as this. If the government raised interest rates. Just after the play started there was a power failure. => Rarely_________________________________________________________ . => Such__________________________________________________________ 12. => Only__________________________________________________________ 22.

32. 28. => Seldom_______________________________________________________. the electricity went out. => Seldom_______________________________________________________. The way so much money has been spent to so little purpose must be a record. We had only just arrived home when the police called. As soon as we had turned on the TV. 34. She had never experienced this exhilarating emotion in her life. 35. it started to rain => No sooner_____________________________________________________. => Hardly _______________________________________________________. => Scarcely_______________________________________________________. As soon as I had got out of the bed.24. Press photographers are banned from taking photographs backstage. 37. 25. I have seldom seen him looking so miserable. the phone rang. => Never _______________________________________________________. she walked in the door. The judge was taken ill just after the trial proceedings began. 29. She seldom misses a lecture. 36. => Barely________________________________________________________. As soon as he had finished dinner. 26. . 30. 31. => Only _________________________________________________________. He has seldom seen anything stranger => Seldom_______________________________________________________. 27. => Never before___________________________________________________. As soon as we had come home. 33. I have never been embarrassed like that! => Never _______________________________________________________. => Scarcely _______________________________________________________. => On no_________________________________________________________. I only understood the problem then. => No sooner _____________________________________________________.

=> So ___________________________________________________________. 46. . 43. 45. => Only _________________________________________________________. 48. He not only studies well. You can only pass this exam by studying hard. 6. Only Mary sang Sally passed/ did they pass the final examination. 40. Hardly had we settle down in our seats than/when the lights went out. but also he sings well. 5. If you meet her. Choose the most suitable words underlined. We will be only able to accomplish this great task by working hard. 3. The situation was so strange that I couldn’t sleep. => Only _________________________________________________________. 41. 39. => Only _________________________________________________________. => Not only ______________________________________________________. => So ___________________________________________________________. I only realized that I'd seen it before after the film started. 2. Jim promised that he would never/ never would he tell anyone else. => Only _________________________________________________________. please call me! => Should _______________________________________________________. The test is so difficult that students need three months to prepare. => So ___________________________________________________________. At no time I was aware/was I aware of anything out of usual. You can only understand it when you grow up. Not until it was too late I remembered / did I remember I call Susan. X. 4.38. 47. I can only forgive you if you tell me the truth. => Only _________________________________________________________. The exercise is so easy that every students can do it easily. Only after checking three times I was/was I certain of the answer. If you had obeyed orders this disaster would not have happened => Had___ _______________________________________________________. 42. 44. 1.

7.The existence of extraterrestrial is not confirmed by the report ………………………………………………………………. He never suspected that she was a witch ………………………………………………………………..… 4.… 10. UNDER.………………………………….………………………………….… 2..…………………………………. using IN. No sooner had it stopped raining than/when the sun came out.. I was never shown how to operate the machinery ……………………………………………………………….… ......…………………………………..... We can’t exchange tickets in any circumstances ……………………………………………………………….. Miss Weaver will not be offered the job under any circumstances ………………………………………………………………..… 5.… 9. 9..… 6. So the waves were high/ So high were the waves that swimming was dangerous. Rewrite these sentences. I won’t go out that way to visit him again on my account! ………………………………………………………………. 10.…………………………………. Keith certainly can’t be held responsible for the accident ……………………………………………………………….. There has never been a time when the English language was not in a state of change ………………………………………………………………..…………………………………... If should you leave early/ should you leave early could you leave me a lift? XI.…………………………………..… 8. 8.………………………………….…………………………………. or ON 1.…………………………………. Only when Peter has arrived / has Peter arrived can we begin the program.… 7. You should not send money to us by post under any circumstances ……………………………………………………………….… 3. AT. The children themselves are not in any way to blame for the disaster ……………………………………………………………….

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