FCE Use of English

Part 3: 'Key' Word Transformation

7) Verb Patterns

You knowledge of verb patterns such as gerund and infinitive is frequently tested.

For Questions 1-8, 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 two and five words.

1. It's really important that you pay the bill today.
REMEMBER
You must ................................................ the bill today.

2. I think it would be a good idea if you joined the beginner's class.
SUGGEST
I .................................................... the beginners class.

3. Meeting John in town was really surprising.
EXPECT
I ..................................................... John in town.

4. In the future she became a successful business woman.
WENT
She ................................................... a successful business woman.

5. I'll help you with your homework.
MIND
I ...................................................... you with your homework.

6. I hated driving on the left at first but now it's OK.
USED
I ....................................................... on the left now.

7. Don't bother to apply for the job.
POINT
There ......................................................... for the job.

8. Were you successful in passing the exam?
MANAGE
Did ............................................................ the exam?

 
 


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