REPHRASING 4

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

EACH PAIR OF SENTENCES GIVE SIMILAR INFORMATION. COMPLETE THE MISSING SECTION USING THE WORD IN BRACKETS:

1. Don´t wash the dog before we go for a walk: it´s pointless!
(worth)
It is the dog before we go for a walk.

2. “Why don´t we go to the zoo?” said Gwen.
(suggested)
Gwen to the zoo. (use only 3 words)

3. We must protect endangered animal species before it is too late.
(need)
Endangered animal species before it is to late.

4. The other actors objected to working with her because she always forgot her words.
(refused)
If she had remembered her words, the other actors with her.

5. She wears dark glasses so that the sun won´t hurt her eyes.
(prevent)
She wears dark glasses her eyes.

6. Don´t blame me if the car won´t start.
(my)
It the car won't start.

7. Remember to take some extra money with you. It could be useful.
(better)
I think you some extra money with you. It could be useful.

8. Don´t touch the plate, it´s hot.” The waiter said to the girl.
(warned)
The waiter the plate because it was hot.

9. He said he was sorry that he had kept me waiting.
(apologised)
He me waiting.

10. Both of my brothers are bachelors.
(neither)
my brothers is married.