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Keyword Transformation- (C1) Advanced Certificate of 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 six words, including the word given.

Do not use contractions.

THROUGH

1. As she examined her accounts, Maria became increasingly concerned

The longer Maria spent looking ........................ she became


SLIGHTLY

2. Designer clothes haven't sold quite as well this year as last year

This year's designer clothes ........................ they did last year


MUCH

3. Martin and I both had the same salaries last year

Martin earned ........................ last year


NEAR

4. Laura has expected her credit car bill to be much higher

Laura's credit card bill was nowhere ........................ he had expected


HARDER

5. I'm sure that we are much happier when we work hard

There is no doubt in my mind that ........................ we are


DEAL

6. In my previous job, I could not save anywhere near as much as I do in my current job

In my current job I am able ........................ than I did in my previous job

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