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									Sentence Transformation Quiz

1. This will be my student's first performance in Canada.
This will be the first time ……………………………………………

2. This course will take us six months to complete.
In six months time ……………………………………………

3. There will be someone to meet you on arrival.
When ……………………………………………

4. The number of people who understand his ideas exceed his expectations.
More people ……………………………………………

5. The money didn't arrive for a month.
It was ……………………………………………

6. The last time I saw him was in 2001.
I haven't ……………………………………………

7. She'll have to make her presentation at the end of his speech.
The moment he ……………………………………………

8. Sharon will finish her exams. Then she will have more free time.
Once ……………………………………………

9. Quite a few DVDs are missing from the shelves.
Several people ……………………………………………

10. Peter wasn't always so moody.
Peter didn't ……………………………………………

11. You must never take your helmet off while you are riding a motorcycle.
all
Helmets must be worn …………………………………………… when riding a motorcycle.

12. They wanted to apologise for their behaviour: that's why they paid for dinner.
order
They paid for dinner …………………………………………… for their behaviour.

13. It isn't necessary to bring skis as they are included in the package.

have

You …………………………………………… bring skis as they are included in the package.

14. I thought parking was allowed here.

under the impression

I …………………………………………… that parking was allowed here.

15. Tom said, "I will be playing tennis when you arrive."

he

Tom said …………………………………………… tennis when I arrived.
16. When I was a child, we would go to the local park every Saturday afternoon.

used

When I was a child, …………………………………………… the park every Saturday.

17. His daughter continued to cry until he could not be seen any longer.

sight

She continued to cry until he …………………………………………….

18. I'm afraid that car is just too expensive.

means

That car is …………………………………………….

19. They moved to this suburb in 1997.

lived

They …………………………………………… in this suburb since 1997.

20. One other thing before I forget - Jack is coming to visit next weekend.

by

……………………………………………, Jack is coming to visit next weekend.

21. They managed to finish the project in time for the presentation.

succeeded

They …………………………………………… the project in time for the presentation.

22. Maurice didn't come to the meeting yesterday. Perhaps he was ill.

might

Maurice …………………………………………… yesterday.

23. Jane allows her children to stay up to midnight on Saturday evenings.

let

Jane …………………………………………… late on Saturdays.

24. Luckily, Peter wasn't charged with an offense when the police caught him stealing the first time.

off

Peter was very lucky because he …………………………………………….

25. Can I accompany you to the party?

mind

Do you …………………………………………… to the party?

26. I wish you didn't drive so fast.

only

If …………………………………………… so fast.
27. I think Tom needs to see a doctor. His cough is terrible.

ought

With that terrible cough, Tom …………………………………………… a doctor.

28. You should feel horrible! Why did you say that to Jack?

shame

……………………………………………! Why did you say that to Jack?

29. The authorities said she wasn't responsible for the accident.

fault

The accident …………………………………………….

30. "Why don't you take a holiday?" said Peter.

suggested

Peter …………………………………………… a holiday.

31. I haven't seen Tom for ages.

since

It's been a long time …………………………………………… Tom.

32. They were still playing tennis after three hours.

been

They …………………………………………… for three hours.

33. He didn't want to join in the celebrations.

take

He didn't want …………………………………………… the celebrations.

34. What a shame he wasn't able to come.

wish

I wish …………………………………………… come.

35. I took a sweater but it wasn't necessary.

taken

I …………………………………………… a sweater.

36. If you don't know how to spell the word, why don't you check in the dictionary?

up

Why don't you …………………………………………… in the dictionary?

37. Somebody should tell him.

told

He needs …………………………………………… by someone.
38. The concert was horrible.

time

The concert was a complete …………………………………………….

39. He couldn't find me at the exhibition.

find

He wasn't able …………………………………………… me at the exhibition.

40. She let her son go to New York for the weekend.

allowed

She …………………………………………… to New York.

41. I haven't seen her for ages.

time

The …………………………………………… was 15 years ago.

42. I didn't understand what he was saying because I hadn't read his book.

would

If I had read his book I …………………………………………… what he was saying.

43. As the class representative I would like to welcome you.

behalf

I'd like to welcome you …………………………………………… the class.

44. They believe the students were educated in Canada.

believed

The students …………………………………………… educated in Canada.

45. He escaped using a disguise.

means

He escaped …………………………………………… a disguise.

46. Remind me to call Jack.

forget

Don't let …………………………………………… Jack.

47. This pasta is a new experience for me.

time

It is …………………………………………… I have tried this pasta.

48. She has probably found a new job.

likely

It …………………………………………… a new job.
49. I don't agree with prohibiting smoking in bars.

favour

I'm not …………………………………………… prohibiting smoking in bars.

50. It doesn't need to be finished this afternoon.

finish

It …………………………………………… this afternoon.

51. Pittsburgh is less exciting than New York.

as

Pittsburgh …………………………………………… New York.

52. He couldn't reach the cup because it was too high.

low

The cup wasn't …………………………………………… for him to reach.

53. She didn't accept his marriage proposal.

down

She …………………………………………….

54. We were told to wait here by the director.

who

It was the director …………………………………………… to wait here.

55. Can you look after the kids this afternoon?

of

Can you …………………………………………… the kids this afternoon?

56. "Why don't you take a day off?" asked Jim.

should

Jim suggested …………………………………………… a day off.

57. He acts like a poor man even if he has a lot of money.

fact

Even though he acts like a poor man, he …………………………………………… has a lot of money.

58. I didn't mean to break that vase.

on

I didn't break that vase …………………………………………….

59. Jack says Jenny is responsible.

according

It's Jenny's …………………………………………… Jack.
60. I was so bored by his lecture I left.

boring

His lecture was …………………………………………… I left.

61. I am afraid I'm still having problems with understanding life in New York.

used

I …………………………………………… living in New York.

62. I think we need to get a new car.

in

We need to get a new car …………………………………………….

63. I'd prefer it if you didn't smoke in here.

mind

…………………………………………… smoking in here.

64. Many people were delayed because of the traffic jam.

number

…………………………………………… were delayed by the traffic jam.

65. It was such an interesting novel I stayed up all night to finish it.

so

The novel was …………………………………………… I stayed up all night to finish it.

66. Although he was able to do the job, he wasn't given the position.

despite

…………………………………………… to do the job, he wasn't given the position.

67. You should take the train instead of the bus.

were

If ……………………………………………, I'd take the train instead of the bus.

68. Can you describe him to me?

like

What ……………………………………………?

69. It isn't necessary to buy a first class ticket.

have

You …………………………………………… a first class ticket.

70. I'm sure he was at home last night.

must

He .………………………………………… at home last night.

								
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