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Finish each of the following sentences in such a way that it means exactly the same as the sentence printed before it.
1. The trains couldn’t run because of the snow.
The snow ....prevented the train from running........
2. I didn’t arrive in time to see her.
I wasn’t early......enough to see her .....
3. I’m sorry I was rude to you yesterday.
I apologised ....for my rudeness to you yesterday.........
4. He didn’t hurry, so he missed the train.
If ..........he had huried, he wouldn't have mised the train..
5. Janet is the best tennis-player in the club.
No one .......in this club plays tennis as well as janet ......
6. I haven’t seen that man here before.
It’s .......the first time i have seen that man....
7. The furniture was so expensive that I didn’t buy it.
The furniture was too ...expensive for me to buy.......
8. The robbers made the bank manager hand over the money.
The bank manager ......was made to hand over the money...
9. He learned to drive when he was eighteen.
He has .........been driving since he was 18...............
10. She had never been so unhappy before.
She was unhappier ........than ..ever before......
Put in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. He broke __down_____ completely on hearing of his daughter’s death.
2. He wasn’t rich by any means, but he never turned _agaisn anyone who needed help.
3. On his way to work he called _out______ the florist’s and ordered a dozen red roses.
4. Burglars broke _into______ the house and stole some jewelry.
5. I turned ___in____ (refused) the job because it was badly paid.
6. We called __in_____a specialist when he grew worse
7. When the police questioned him he broke ___into____ and confessed.
8. Turn _off_____ the radio if you’re not listening.
9. War broke __out____ in 1939.
10. The secretary was then called up to read the minutes.

Supply the correct form of the word in parentheses.
1. My car is much too __unreliable_____ to take on a long journey. (RELY)
2. He was too ___ashamed____ to tell his teacher about the stupid mistake. (SHAME)
3. To his great loss his wife died in __childbirth_____ when he was only 24 years old. (child)
4. I __overslept_____ this morning, and was late for school. Emotion: sleep
5. A holiday in American can be __surprised_____cheap. Emotion: surprise
6. My grandfather ___overlives____ my grandmother by five years. (LIVE)
7. _cartainty_____ about the companies future meant that few people wanted to invest money in it. (CERTAIN)
Many __industrial_____ developed countries spend much money preventing environmental pollution. (INDUSTRY

8. The crowd showed its __unapprovable_____ by shouting insults at the players. (APPROVE)
9. The cost of ___carriage____ must be paid by the buyer. (CARRY)
10. This ___unreparable____ faulty washing machine should be returned to the manufacturer. (REPAIR)
These shoes are almost weared____ out. She should buy new ones. (WEAR
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These are wrong in some way (including spelling and capitalization):

1. The trains couldn’t run because of the snow.
The snow ..prevented the train from running..
3. I’m sorry I was rude to you yesterday.
I apologised ..for my rudeness to you yesterday..
4. He didn’t hurry, so he missed the train.
If ..he had huried, he wouldn't have mised the train..
5. Janet is the best tennis-player in the club.
No one ..in this club plays tennis as well as janet ..
6. I haven’t seen that man here before.
It’s ..the first time i have seen that man..

2. He wasn’t rich by any means, but he never turned _agaisn anyone who needed help.
3. On his way to work he called _out_ the florist’s and ordered a dozen red roses.
5. I turned ___in__ (refused) the job because it was badly paid.
7. When the police questioned him he broke ___into__ and confessed.
10. The secretary was then called up to read the minutes.

5. A holiday in American can be __surprised__ cheap. Emotion: surprise
6. My grandfather ___overlives__ my grandmother by five years. (LIVE)
7. _cartainty__ about the companies future meant that few people wanted to invest money in it. (CERTAIN)
Many __industrial__ developed countries spend much money preventing environmental pollution. (INDUSTRY
8. The crowd showed its __unapprovable__ by shouting insults at the players. (APPROVE)
10. This _unreparable_ faulty washing machine should be returned to the manufacturer. (REPAIR)
These shoes are almost weared__ out. She should buy new ones. (WEAR
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Hello Mister Micawber ! Thank you very much for your replies but I don't realy understand what you mean. can you explain it to me?
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There is some problem with all of your sentences that I re-posted. Please try again. Check your grammar, vocabulary, spelling and capitalization.
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