Sentence transformation part 7( of 50 )


1. The only reason the party was a success was that a famous film star attended.
→Had
2. Galileo is considered to be the father of modern astronomy.
→Galileo
3. The only way you can become a good athlete is to train hard every day.
→Only by
4. He speaks more persuasively than his brother.
→He is
5. He can hardly read at all. (VIRTUALLY)

6. He can speak French well enough to go to the conference. (FLUENT)

7. His arrival was completely unexpected. (TOOK)

8. The first sign of the disease is a feeling of faintness. (ONSET)

9. He began by giving us a summary of his progress so far. (OUTSET)

10. As an antidote to their disappointment, he bought them ice-cream. (OFFSET)

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KEY

1. The only reason the party was a success was that a famous film star attended.
→Had it not been for the attendance of a famous film star, the party wouldn’t have been a success.
2. Galileo is considered to be the father of modern astronomy.
→Galileo is regarded as the father of modern astronomy.
3. The only way you can become a good athlete is to train hard every day.
→Only by training hard every day can you become a good athlete.
4. He speaks more persuasively than his brother.
→He is a more persuasive speaker than his brother.
5. He can hardly read at all. (VIRTUALLY)
→He is virtually unable to read.
6. He can speak French well enough to go to the conference. (FLUENT)
→His French is fluent enough to go to the conference.
7. His arrival was completely unexpected. (TOOK)
→His arrival took us completely by surprise.
8. The first sign of the disease is a feeling of faintness. (ONSET)
→The onset of the disease is a feeling is shown by a feeling of faintness.
9. He began by giving us a summary of his progress so far. (OUTSET)
→At the outset, he gave us a summary of his progress so far.
10. As an antidote to their disappointment, he bought them ice-cream. (OFFSET)

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