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KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS


  You will find this kind of exercise in the FCE Exam (Use of English - Part 3).

 
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first one. 
  Use the word in
bold and other words (2 - 5 words only) to complete the sentence. 
  Do NOT change the word given.


  For example:  He wouldn't lend me his laptop computer. 
REFUSED

  Answer:  He
refused to lend me his laptop computer.

  1.  "You should take the tablets with water," the doctor told me. 
ADVISED

   The doctor ..................................................  the tablets with water.

  2.  "Don't forget to phone your aunt," he said to Katherine 
REMINDED

   He ..................................................  aunt.

  3.  "Please don't be late for the interview," she told me. 
ASKED

  
She ................................................. late for the interview.

 
4.  He is determined to pay for lunch.  INSISTS

   He .................................................   for lunch.

  5. "Let's drive to Italy instead of flying," she said to us.
SUGGESTED

  She .................................................  to Italy instead of flying.

  6.  "Please, please come to the party. Please!" we said to her. 
BEGGED

    We .................................................  to the party.

  7.  "We didn't talk to the press" they said. 
DENIED

   They .................................................  to the press.

  8.  "I'm happy to help you with your homework"  
MIND

   I .................................................  with your homework.

ANSWERS

  More key word transformation exercises:  
Test Your English 8; Test Your English 9


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