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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.

SLIPPED

1. I made a slight mistake at the beginning, so my whole answer to the maths problem was wrong

My answer to the maths problem would have been right ........................ at the beginning


BEING

2. There's a good chance that Ed will be picked for the team

Ed's ........................ for the team are good


BEEN

3. We need to do two hours' work before we can take a break

We can't take a break ........................ two hours


VERGE

4. I was just about to ask Amy to marry me when she told me she wanted to split up!

I was just ........................ Amy to marry me when she told me she wanted to split up!


MEANT

5. We were going to be 12 for dinner, but Vicky couldn't come in the end

There ........................ 12 of us for dinner, but Vicky couldn't come in the end


LOOKED

6. Dad decided to pay a mechanic to look at the car when he couldn't find the problem

Dad decided to ........................ by a mechanic when he couldn't find the problem

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