CAE Reading and Use of English (Exit)

'Key' Word Transformations

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.


1. Apparently, the restaurant in town has been bought out by someone else.
UNDER
I hear the restaurant in town .........................................

2. Sarah cried her eyes out immediately she was told she'd failed her driving test.
BROKE
Sarah ........................................ soon as she heard she'd failed her driving test.

3. The Government recently said our problems are the fault of the worldwide economic slowdown.
PLACED
The Government have ........................................ the worldwide economic slowdown for our problems.

4. You led me to believe the job was mine if I wanted it.
IMPRESSION
I ........................................ that the job was mine if I wanted it.

5. He would never have guessed that at the age of 17 he would be playing for his country.
LITTLE
........................................ that at the age of 17 he would be playing for his country.
6. Feel free to telephone if you have any further problems.
CALL
Do not ........................................ if you have any further problems.

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