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Test 1 / 15

Brian was really interested in North American history in his school days.

Brian had an interest in (INTEREST) North American history in his school days.

My brother now earns far less money than he did when he was younger.

My brother (NEARLY) much now as he did when he was younger.

does not earn nearly sodoes not earn nearly asdoesn't earn nearly sodoesn't earn nearly as
You must include the word given (NEARLY)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

They are demolishing the old bus station and replacing it with a new one.

The old bus station is (PULLED) with a new one.

being pulled down and replacedbeing pulled down and being replacedbeing pulled down to be replacedto be pulled down and replaced
You must include the word given (PULLED)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

The number of students now at university has reached an all-time high, apparently.

The number of students now at university is (THE) been, apparently.

the highest that it has everthe highest that it’s everthe highest which it has everthe highest which it’s everthe highest it has everthe highest it’s ever
You must include the word given (THE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

I’m disappointed with the Fishers’ new album when I compare it to their previous one.

I think the Fishers’ new album is (COMPARISON) their previous one.

disappointing in comparison withdisappointing in comparison toa disappointment in comparison witha disappointment in comparison to
You must include the word given (COMPARISON)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Anna got the job even though she didn’t have much experience in public relations.

Anna got the job (SPITE) of experience in public relations..

in spite of a lackin spite of her lack
You must include the word given (SPITE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

‘I must warn you how dangerous it is to cycle at night without any lights,’ said the police officer to Max.

Max received a (DANGERS) at night without any lights from the police officer.

warning about the dangers of cyclingwarning about the dangers when cyclingwarning regarding the dangers of cyclingwarning about the dangers when cyclingwarning concerning the dangers of cyclingwarning concerning the dangers when cycling
You must include the word given (DANGERS)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Test 2 / 15

Brian was really interested in North American history in his school days.

Brian had an interest in (INTEREST) North American history in his school days.

Bonnie persuaded Clyde not to go out tonight.

Bonnie (TALKED) out tonight.

talked clyde out of going
You must include the word given (TALKED)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

I didn’t believe in the explanation he gave.

The explanation he gave (WAS) belief.

was beyond my
You must include the word given (WAS)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Owing to bad weather conditions, she arrived late.

Her late (DUE) bad weather conditions.

arrival was due to
You must include the word given (DUE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

I haven’t had such a bad cough for many years.

Not (HAD) such a bad cough.

for many years have i had
You must include the word given (HAD)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Thomas said he was grateful for all the help he received.

Thomas (EXPRESSED) all the help he received.

expressed his gratitude for
You must include the word given (EXPRESSED)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Jason isn’t the one who knows the secret.

Jason hasn’t (LET) the secret.

been let in on
You must include the word given (LET)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.