Sentence transformation part 4 ( of 50 )


1. My bank manager and I get on together very well. (TERMS)

2. That hotel is a bit too expensive for us, I am afraid. (REACH)

3. Absolute secrecy was crucial to the success of the mission.
→Without
4. Immediately after his arrival home a water-heater exploded.
→Hardly
5. Rita doesn’t realize how serious her husband’s operation is going to be.
→Little
6. A waiter spilled soup over Lydia’s new dress last night.
→Lydia
7. It was the goalkeeper that saved the match for us.
→Had
8. Tim insisted on being told the complete story.
→Nothing
9. Jane’s husband will be returning from South America quite soon.
→It won’t
10. The permit expires at the end of this month.

→The permit

_______________________

Key:

1. My bank manager and I get on together very well. (TERMS)
→I am on very good terms with my bank manager.

2. That hotel is a bit too expensive for us, I am afraid. (REACH)
→That hotel is a bit beyond our reach, I am afraid.
3. Absolute secrecy was crucial to the success of the mission.
→Without absolute secrecy, the mission wouldn’t have succeeded.
4. Immediately after his arrival home a water-heater exploded.
→Hardly had he arrived home when a water-heater exploded.
5. Rita doesn’t realize how serious her husband’s operation is going to be.
→Little does Rita realize how …
6. A waiter spilled soup over Lydia’s new dress last night.
→Lydia had some soup spilled over her new dress by a waiter last night.
7. It was the goalkeeper that saved the match for us.
→Had it not been for the goalkeeper, we would have lost the match.
8. Tim insisted on being told the complete story.
→Nothing but the complete story would satisfy Tim.
9. Jane’s husband will be returning from South America quite soon.
→It won’t be long after Jane’s husband returns from S.A.
10. The permit expires at the end of this month.
→The permit is not valid after the end of this month.

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