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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.

THAT

1. The whole truth didn't come out until after Obama's resignation.

It ........................ the whole truth came out.


HEAR

2. We weren't at all surprised when we heard that Peter had been dismissed.

It came ........................ Peter's dismissal.


UNDERGONE

3. The castle had been extensively restored and looked as good as new.

The castle ........................ and looked as good as new.


POPULAR

4. Many people believe that all plants are green, but they're wrong.

Contrary ........................ plants are green.


HAD

5. Things went wrong at once after his departure.

Hardly ........................ things went wrong.


HOW

6. In spite of all my efforts, I couldn't persuade Joe to come to the pub.

No matter ........................ Joe into coming to the pub.

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