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Keyword Transformation- (C2) Certificate of Proficiency in English

For questions 1-6, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between three and eight words, including the word given.

Do not use contractions.

SCORN

1. The handling of the matter has been strongly criticised by the media.

The media ........................ the handling of the matter.


DESPAIR

2. I do not suppose I will ever be able to establish my own business.

I ........................ up my own business.


DID

3. Barack eventually managed to buy his own car after months of saving.

Only ........................ in buying his own car.


CONTRARY

4. The rumours about her being broke are not true.

In spite of ........................


CAME

5. Leo concluded that the null hypothesis was true.

Leo ........................ that the null hypothesis was true.


ABOUT

6. You ought to have that black tooth extracted at last.

It is ........................ out.

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