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For each question complete the second sentence so that it has the same meaning as the first

sentence. Use no more than three words.


1. The new sports centre has been open for a month.
The new sports centre _________________________ a month ago.
2. We spent an hour driving to the centre.
It took us an hour ___________________________ to the centre.
3. The car park had three lifts.
There were three lifts ______________________________ the car park.
4. The centre was so big that we got lost in it.
We got lost in the centre _________________________ it was so big.
5. It was 5.30 pm when we left the centre.
We didn’t leave the centre _______________________ 5.30 pm.
6. Our trip to the new sports centre was enjoyable.
We _________________________________ our trip to the new sports centre.
7. I was given a new digital camera for my birthday by my grandfather.
My grandfather _________________________________ a new camera for my birthday.
8. So far, I haven’t taken many photos with my new camera.
So far, I’ve only taken a ________________________ photos with my new camera
9. My uncle asked me if I would show him my new laptop.
My uncle said, “Please, would ________________________________ your laptop?”
10. He suggested trying a different operating system.
He said, “Why _______________________________ try a different operating system?”
11. It would be good if I went on a computer course.
I really ought _________________________________ on a computer course.
12. My father is finding out how much a four-week computer course costs.
My uncle is finding out the ___________________________ a four-week computer course.
1. It isn't necessary to write both essays for tomorrow.
You ........................................................................... write both essays for tomorrow.
2. It'sessentialtoregisterinadvance.
You ..................................................................................................... in advance.
3. Which is your favourite rock group?
Which rock group do .......................................................................... most?
4. It'spossibletodojudofrom8pmto10pm.
You ................................................................................... judo from 8pm to 10pm.
5. Myparentsgotmarriedin1968.
My parents .................................................... since 1968.
6. Therearetwoswimmingpoolsinthehotel.
The hotel ......................................................................................... two swimming pools.
7. It'scoldertodaythanyesterday.
It's not .................................................................................... today as yesterday.
8. Iadviseyoutodomoreexercise.
You ........................................................................................... more exercise.
9. I'veneverseenabetterfilmthanthis.
This is ........................................................................ I've ever seen.
10. I bought this laptop six months ago.
I ............................................................................. this laptop for six months.
1. The hotel has got two restaurants.
............................. Two restaurants in the hotel
2. I bought this car six months ago
I ........... This car for six months
3. i've known Jill for ten years.
I first ......... Jill ten years ago.
4. They arrived ten minutes ago
They ..... Here for ten minutes
5. He has been member of the tennis club for two years
He ....... this club two years ago.
6. italy's been a republic since 1946
Italy ....... A republic in 1946
7. we spent two hours writing the letters
It ....... Us two hours to write the letters
8. it took me three hours to repair the car.
I ..... Three hours repairing the car
9. we left when it stopped raining
we didn't leave ...... It stopped raining
10. We didn't spend much money
we only spent ...... Money
11. There were only a few people at the meeting
There ....... People at the meeting
12. "Why don't we go to the cinema?" Said Jane
Jane ........ to the cinema
13. you should buy a new car
you ....... To buy a new car
14. how much does a three-bed roomed house cost?
What is ..... Of a three-bedroomed house?
15. I sent him an email because I wanted to tell him about the party.
I sent him an email...... Order to tell him about the party
16. i've never read such a good book
this is ....... Book I've ever read
17. i've never had such a good meal
that was the best meal I've ........
18. there are more people here than yesterday
there weren't ......... People here yesterday as there are today
19. i lake Mary better than Jane
I don't like Mary ......... As Jane
20. my son doesn't read as much as my daughter
My daughter reads .... My son