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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.
Test 3 / 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.

Unfortunately, she’s not lucky these days.

Unfortunately, she’s (OUT) these days.

out of luck
You must include the word given (OUT)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

John is not accustomed to sleeping after meals.

John is not (HABIT) after meals.

in the habit of sleeping
You must include the word given (HABIT)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Although Mr. Rogers was over sixty, he continued to smoke forty cigarettes a day.

In (SPITE) over sixty, Mr. Rogers continued to smoke forty cigarettes a day.

spite of being
You must include the word given (SPITE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Helen isn’t able to do it. John isn’t able to do it either.

Either (INCAPABLE) doing it.

helen or john is incapable of
You must include the word given (INCAPABLE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Hillary would like to thank you from all the team.

Hillary would like to thank you (BEHALF) all the team.

on behalf of
You must include the word given (BEHALF)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

It’s a pity I had to sell my car.

I (WISH) sell my car.

wish i hadn't had towish i had not had to
You must include the word given (WISH)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.
Test 4 / 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.

You must never let anyone use your Identity Card

Under (SHOULD) let anyone else use your identity card.

no circumstances should you
You must include the word given (SHOULD)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

The football club is now being run by an experienced accountant

An experienced accountant (TAKEN) running of the football club.

has taken over the
You must include the word given (TAKEN)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

If he doesn´t get that job, who knows what he’ll do!

If he doesn´t get that job, (KNOWING) what he’ll do!

there is no knowing
You must include the word given (KNOWING)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

It’s possible that the burglars got into the building by forcing open a fire exit.

The burglars may (GAINED) by forcing open a fire exit.

have gained accesshave gained entry
You must include the word given (GAINED)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

Many people believe that Edison has the ability to become world judo champion.

Many people believe that Edison (CAPABLE) the world championship in judo.

is capable of winning
You must include the word given (CAPABLE)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.

I was disappointed to hear that Leo had decided not to play basketball any more.

Leo’s decision to (UP) as a disappointment to me.

give up basketball came
You must include the word given (UP)You must use beetwen 3 and 6 words.