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CPE - TRANSFORMATIONS

He seemed to me a highly efficient manager.


struck
He .. a highly efficient manager.

At first the new computer made me feel a bit afraid.


awe
At first the new computer.

Shouldnt you smoke fewer cigarettes?


cut
Shouldnt .. smoking?

You may choose to take early retirement.


option
You have early retirement.

I only called the police when I had tried everything else.


as
I only called the resort.

Women in this factory work under the same conditions as men.


terms
Women in this factory as men.

Im sorry I thought you were someone else.


took
Im sorry someone else.

I advise you not to believe what you read in the papers about me.
reliance
I advise you what you read in the papers
about me.

Surely it was dangerous for you to hitch-hike all that way alone.
took
Surely .. hitch-hiking all that way alone

Theres a chance that my secretary took the order book away.


may
The secretary away.

Im trying to work out how much these pounds are worth in euros.
convert
Im trying .. euros.

I employed him because you recommended him.


strength
I employed him . Recommendation.

If its been properly programmed, it shouldnt be able to make a mistake.


incapable
If its been properly programmed, a mistake.

He had everything he was carrying stolen.


robbed
He .. he was carrying.

I cant imagine why she was offended by what I said.


offence
I cant imagine what I said.

Something must be done to terminate this outbreak of violence.


put
Something must be done .. outbreak of violence.

Theyre extremely confident of winning the competition.


hopes
They .. the competition.

This parcel is not of regulation size.


conform
The size of the parcel regulation.

The ministers appearance on TV caused a great deal of adverse comment.


rise
The ministers appearance on TV .. of adverse comment.

The owners dont agree with one another about the service here.
eye
The owners with each other about the service here.

As far as I know, theyre not planning to change the form of the exam just yet.
knowledge
To .. , theyre not planning to change the form of the exam yet.

They only allow members into that part of the club.


restricted
Entry to that part of the club only.

What I was saying to my wife has nothing to do with you.


business
Its what I was saying to my wife.

Im afraid you havent understood what I was saying.


point
Im afraid you what I was saying.

It seems a shame that he should be reprimanded because of his bosss mistakes.


penalty
It seems a shame that .. bosss mistakes.

Some people say that Tsiolkovsky invented the space rocket.


credited
Tsiolkovsky the space rocket.
I darent turn on the television because the baby might wake up.
fear
I darent turn on the television the baby.

The river Danube overflowed last year.


burst
The river Danube last year.

I realised something was wrong the moment I came in.


than
No . realised something was wrong.

The Prime Ministers statement did not make the situation clearer.
light
What the Prime Minister .. the situation.

His assistant was the one criticised most.


brunt
His assistant . criticism.

His face expressed nothing.


devoid
His face expression.

We have almost reached our objective.


striking
We objective.

There are several categories of people who do not have to pay the new tax.
exempt
There are several categories of people .. the new tax.

If interest rates are cut, the economic situation may improve.


in
A the economic situation.

Ours is the only company allowed to import these chemicals.


monopoly
Our company of these chemicals.

Very little money was raised by the charity appeal.


response
There .. the charity appeal.

The policeman acted quickly and averted the accident.


prompt
The the accident.

William decided that an actors life was not for him.


cut
William decided an actor.

His behaviour was rather a shock to me.


aback
I behaviour.

The bank robbers escaped in a stolen car.


getaway
The bank robbers a stolen car.

People dont want to buy cars with large engines any more.
longer
There .. large engines.

The Prime Minister is unlikely to call an early general election.


likelihood
There .. calling an early general election.

The project received the unanimous approval of the committee.


favour
The whole the project.

Scientists say forests are being destroyed by air pollution.


blame
Scientists .. of forests.

As I intended to expand my shop, I made an offer for the premises next door.
view
I made an offer for the premises next door my shop.

The prisoner was recaptured as he rushed towards the gate.


dash
The prisoner was recaptured as the gate.

Both children and adults will enjoy the game.


alike
Children .. enjoy the game.

She passed the word around that she was looking for a flat.
known
She she was looking for a flat.

They continued to suggest that I was lying.


persisted
They . I was lying.

I didnt realise who he was until it was late.


later
Only who he was.

It wont make any difference if it rains because well still go.


even
Well still rains.

We left quietly so that we wouldnt disturb the children.


as
So .. left quietly.
I would do anything for you.
nothing
There . for you.

Given fair warning, I could have avoided that date.


advance
If you had . avoided that date.

I was amazed when Eva got into university, given the fact that she hadnt worked hard
at school.
amazement
To though she hadnt worked hard at
school.

Le Corbusier had a great influence on architectural styles.


influential
Le Corbusier .. developing architectural styles.

She contributes with enthusiasm to class discussions.


are
Her .. enthusiastic.

Tim insisted on being told the complete story.


satisfy
Nothing but Tim.

The only thing that makes this job worthwhile is the money.
for
Were .. wouldnt be worthwhile.

Janes husband will be returning from South America quite soon.


comes
It wont .. from South Africa.

The council rarely allows appeals against its decisions.


does
Hardly .. against its decisions.

I have called this meeting in order to present the latest sales figures.
is
My purpose .. the latest sales figures.

Skyscrapers in the USA are on average taller than anywhere else in the world.
greater
The average .. anywhere else in the world.

I was surprised at how easy he was to talk to.


expected
I . to talk to.
Experts think that all dogs evolved from wolves.
thought
All dogs . from wolves.

The two sides never looked likely to reach an agreement.


did
At no .. reached an agreement.

The permit expires at the end of this month.


valid
The permit end of this month.

If his solicitor hadnt advised him, he would have made a serious mistake.
advice
Had it .. would have made a serious mistake.

He would never agree to sell his business, even if he received a very tempting offer.
might
However .. hed never agree to sell his
business.

Something must be done quickly to solve the problem of homelessness.


necessary
Urgent to solve the problem of homelessness.

You could be arrested for not giving a breath sample to the police.
lead
Refusal .. your arrest.

Philips inability to make decisions dates from his accident.


unable
Ever to make decisions.

I really like her voice but not her choice of songs.


though
Much . her choice of songs.

He delayed writing his book until he had done a lot of research.


begin
Only when he had .. to write his book.

Dont go to lunch until you have typed all these letters.


before
Make sure you .. going to lunch.

I shall never lend Robert any more money, no matter what happens.
ever
Under .. Robert any more money.

We were very impressed by the new cinema but found it rather expensive.
as
Impressed .. found the cinema very expensive.

The doctor advised him against taking a holiday in a tropical country.


should
The doctors .. a holiday in a tropical country.
Its more than a fortnight since anyone saw Julian.
seen
Julian .. ago.

The deadline for the receipt of completed application forms is 3.00 p.m. on Friday,
18th November.
later
Completed application forms .. 3.00 p.m. on Friday,
18th November.

My uncles generosity enabled us to go on a Mediterranean cruise.


able
Thanks . to go on a Mediterranean curise.

Weve been trying to sell our house for well over six months.
market
Our house for well over six months now.

In order to make a profit the new leisure centre needs at least 2,000 visitors a month.
must
No fewer .. centre if it is to make a profit.

It was to be another twenty-five years before Michael returned to his home town.
passed
Not until before Michael returned to his home town.

Melissas father was very busy, but he still played with her.
though
Busy . played with her.

Mrs Wilson says shes sorry she didnt attend the meeting yesterday morning.
sends
Mrs Wilson attending the meeting yesterday morning.

Its almost nine months since I stopped subscribing to that magazine.


subscription
I . almost nine months ago.

For further information, please send a self-addressed envelope to the above address.
obtained
Further information . sending a self-addressed envelope
to the above address.

Richard only took over the family business because his father decided to retire early.
decision
But for .. wouldnt have taken over the
family business.

It shouldnt have surprised me that my children didnt like the new, cheaper ice-
cream.
expected
I might . like the new, cheaper ice-cream.

The north-west of Britain has more rain each year than the south-east.
rainfall
The is higher than the south-east.

The rail workers do not intend to call off their strike.


of
The rail workers have . strike.

Mrs Scott is proud of her cooking.


herself
Mrs Scott . cooking.

It was the goalkeeper who saved the match for us.


for
If it .. we would have lost the match.

I wasnt a bit surprised to hear that Karen had changed her job.
surprise
It . that Karen had changed her job.

You can try to get Tim to lend you his car but you wont succeed.
point
Theres .. lend you his car.

John didnt celebrate until he received the offer of promotion in writing.


had
Not until writing did he celebrate.

I dont really like her, even though I admire her achievements.


as
Much .. I dont really like her.

Its thought that the accident was caused by human error.


been
The accident . by human error.

House prices have risen dramatically this year.


rise
There house prices this year.

This affair does not concern you.


business
This affair is yours.

You must submit articles for the magazine by June 18th.


submission
The final June 18th.

Although Christopher was the stronger of the two, his attacker soon overpowered him.
strength
Despite .. soon overpowered by his attacker.

It was only when I left home that I realised how much my father meant to me.
did
Not until .. how much my father meant to me.

The only reason the party was a success was that a famous film-star attended.
of
Had it not . the party wouldnt have been
a success.

Alice and Charles did not decide to move to a bigger house until after the birth
of their second child.
did
Only when Alice and Charles . to move
to a bigger house.

Youre under no obligation to accept their offer.


yourself
You can .. not.

Martin may not be very well but he still manages to enjoy life.
prevent
Martins poor enjoying life.

The company presents a gold watch to each of its retiring employees.


with
Each a gold watch by the company.

The only thing that kept us out of prison was the way he spoke the local dialect.
of
But for his . have been jailed.

The Pacific Ocean is on average deeper than the Atlantic.


depth
The average .. that of the Atlantic.

My father finds maps difficult to follow.


in
My father .. following maps.

Under no circumstances should you phone the police.


should
The last .. phone the police.

The film star wore dark glasses so that no-one would recognise him.
recognition
The film star wearing dark glasses.

I am amazed by the mistakes he makes.


is
What makes.
We werent surprised by his success.
no
It . was successful.

Thats a lovely new dress, Jean, said her mother.


on
Jeans mother .. dress.

We couldnt relax until all the guests had gone home.


could
Only relax.

We couldnt find George anywhere.


nowhere
George . found.

Customs officials are stopping more travellers than usual this week.
being
An increased officials this week.

She listens more sympathetically than anyone else I know.


the
She . Ive ever known.

No-one has challenged his authority before.


been
This is the .. challenged.

If Brian doesnt train harder, I wont select him for the team, said the manager.
unless
The manager threatened .. he trained harder.

The hurricane blew the roof off the house.


had
The house .... by the hurricane.

Youll certainly meet lots of people in your new job.


bound
You . in your new job.

I left without saying goodbye as I didnt want to disturb the meeting.


than
Rather I left without saying goodbye.

There arent many other books which explain this problem so well.
one
In few other books so well explained.

I dislike it when people criticise me unfairly.


to
I . unfairly.

Robert is sorry now that he didnt accept the job.


accepted
Robert now .. the job.
Someone should look after him now that he is old.
taken
He . is old.

She just had time to put up her umbrella before the rain came down in torrents.
than
No . the rain came down in torrents.

Why didnt you report the incident last week? the officer asked the frightened
witness.
previous
The officer wanted to know why I week.

The Presidential visit attracted such an enormous crowd that all traffic came to a
standstill.
were
So .. that all traffic came to a standstill.

He hasnt been back to his home town for over 20 years now.
since
It is back to his home town.

Travelling by plane is much more expensive than travelling by train.


as
Travelling by train travelling by plane.

I would love to be rich and famous.


were
If .. famous.

Is it, or is it not true that you have been misappropriating company funds? the
managing
director asked the accountant.
know
The managing director . misappropriating company funds.

If you want to save your eyesight, we must operate immediately.


operating
Only eyesight.

It was his own fault that he lost his job. He was late every morning.
wouldnt
If he have lost his job.

Attendance at the exhibition has been down this year.


so
The exhibition attended.

Im more interested in the people than the job.


Its
Its not the people.

They declared war on the pretext of defending their territorial rights.


was
The excuse the defence of their
territorial rights.

Although Johnny Brax drives carefully on public roads, he is a terror on the racetrack.
but
Johnny Brax is terror on the racetrack.

Our science correspondent sees this new invention as the answer to many of our
problems.
to
According be the answer to many of our problems.

Mind the step into the kitchen.


over
Dont . into the kitchen.

Christmas wont be the same if we dont have any snow.


there
Ill be snow at Christmas.

We have a six oclock deadline for this work.


completed
This work . six oclock.

I dont see the point of re-decorating this room.


would
Re-decorating .. pointless.

Cheques should only be accepted with proof of identity.


without
Never .. proof of identity.

If you dont take it easy, youll have another heart attack, the doctor said to the
patient.
otherwise
The doctor warned the patient .. have a
heart attack.

I know this reporters background well and hes 100% honest.


whose
This 100% honest.

People no longer smoke so many cigarettes as they used to.


as
Smoking so many cigarettes used to be.

Weve been thinking the matter over and have finally come to a decision.
lot
Weve given and have finally come to a decision.

Why isnt this TV working?


with
What TV?

Ive never tasted pheasant before.


ever
This pheasant.

If theres an emergency, ring this number.


event
In .. number.

I never miss out on a cup of coffee when I visit her flat.


gives
She . I visit her flat.

The engine failed because a part had been badly fitted.


to
The engine failure . had been badly fitted.

If we wait long enough well get what we want.


to
Its just what we want.

Almost everyone is aware of the scenic beauty of this region.


for
This region .. scenic beauty.

If you scream, Ill kill you, the terrorist said to the hostage.
to
The terrorist . screamed.

Our present financial problems will soon be a thing of the past.


to
We financial problems.

You cant park here. Its a restricted area.


allowed
No . here.

I had had no experience of skiing but I quickly picked it up.


of
Despite . quickly picked it up.

This scheme is too risky for my liking.


great
The . for my liking.

When he realised his mistake, he quickly phoned the ministry.


than
No .. phoned the ministry.

I spoke to Colonel and Mrs Tibbs only last week, just before they died in that terrible
train accident.
whom
Colonel and Mrs Tibbs, . , died in that terrible
train accident.

The doctor didnt start the operation until the anaesthetic had taken effect.
before
The doctor . he started the operation.

It was only when I got home that I realised I had forgotten my keys.
did
Not .. I had forgotten my keys.

This matter does not concern you.


of
This matter . yours.

Applications are accepted until June 3rd.


is
The final . June 3rd.

The only reason Im late is that the traffic was so heavy.


wouldnt
Had it .. have been late.

Whales are rarely seen at this time of year.


sightings
There time of year.

It is open to question whether the candidate will succeed.


certain
It . succeed.

Everyone left as soon as she started singing.


than
No .. left.

A car like that will cost us at least $10,000.


less
We wont be able than $10,000.

My story has been rejected.


rejection
I . story.

My teacher assured me that I would pass.


sure
According to . Pass.

The man only woke up after the fire was out.


wake
Only after up.

He is proud of being such a good gardener.


being
He prides .. a good gardener.
We only deliver after we have received the money.
do
Only after deliver.

Im sure he broke the vase by accident.


on
Im sure he . purpose.

Hell get used to it. Then his work will improve.


gets
Once improve.

My request was ignored.


of
Nobody . request.

Please, dont kill me! the woman begged her attacker.


with
The woman . her.

You pay $100 a month for a period of two years.


successive
You pay in 24 .. $100.

He was sentenced to two years in prison for drunken driving.


earned
Drunken driving imprisonment.

Many people were doubtful about the new rules.


a
There new rules.

There was no precedent for the chairmans dismissal.


was
Never . dismissed.

Its a mystery what happened to the passengers.


of
The a mystery.

For such a strong and fast athlete, winning should be easy.


speed
For an athlete winning should be easy.

It was more a miscalculation than an accident.


as
It was not a miscalculation.

I work out in the gym almost every day.


ever
I working out.
We regretted that we had to miss the party.
being
We regretted .. the party.

The outcome of the story was never in doubt.


time
At .. in doubt.

Im sure he didnt know youd be here.


possibly
He couldnt .. youd be here.

She acted brilliantly in her last film.


brilliant
She . her last film.

The library closes early today.


closing
It .. today.

In Victorian times people didnt travel in planes like today.


unlike
Nowadays people .. Victorian times.

Listen to the teacher and make notes at the same time.


as
Take . teacher.

Mary prefers going to the cinema to going to the theatre.


than
Mary would sooner .. to the cinema.

The singers last song wasnt very good but it became a success.
was
Bad . became a success.

You cant enter the building if you dont have a permit.


can
Only if .. building.

While I dont like your attitude, Im willing to listen to your opinion.


my
Despite . to listen to your opinion.

I expected her to be on time but she wasnt.


my
Contrary , she wasnt on time.

Its very likely that Sue will pass her exams this year.
every
There . passing her exams this year.

I dont know much about early Celtic civilisation.


of
My limited.
The accident happened so suddenly that no one had time to react.
happen
So . no one had time to react.

Harriet was delayed so she missed the bus.


would
Had Harriet been late.

It seems as if there is a slight deterioration in his physical condition.


have
His physical condition .. slightly.

Happiness is elusive to rich and poor alike.


cannot
Whether . happiness.

It was overeating that caused his heart attack.


had
If he .. had a heart attack.

Lets invite the Marshalls to a BBQ on Sunday.


inviting
He to a BBQ on Sunday.

Why dont you think about how youre going to play the character? the
hypnotherapist suggested to Annie.
should
The hypnotherapist suggested . shes going
to play the character.

For gymnastics and skiing regular practice is needed.


as
Sports .. regular practice.

A new flu vaccine has been on trial since the beginning of the year.
out
They since the beginning of the year.

Most of the students ignored what the teacher was saying.


paid
Very . what the teacher was saying.

She discovered eight new comets in the course of her work.


in
Her work eight new comets.

The restoration of communications and essential services is of prime


importance for the council.
restore
The first .. communications and
essential services.

They were seasoned travellers, which we hadnt expected them to be!


our
Contrary , they were seasoned
travellers.

Trudging through malaria-infested swamps demanded tremendous strength


of character.
to
It . through malaria-infested
swamps.

You dont understand Spanish just because you can find a pension in Spain!
to
Being .. not mean you understand
Spanish!

They feel that the forecasters are doing an unsatisfactory job.


be
The forecasters an unsatisfactory job.

Many school leavers speak English inadequately.


adequate
Many school leavers . English.

His memory gradually failed as he grew old.


the
The his memory failed.

Vitamin intake and intelligence are not connected.


no
There vitamin intake and
intelligence.

The fire led to the setting up of a public enquiry.


as
A public enquiry was the fire.

It was his lack of confidence that surprised me.


was
What lack of confidence.

We would have had a nice party if he hadnt behaved so badly.


prevented
It was his a nice party.

What a shame I cant speak French. I had to find an interpreter.


have
If I to find an interpreter.

Basically, a couples happiness depends on their ability to communicate.


is
Basically, the more .. they are

Im trying to eat fewer fatty goods.


down
Im trying to . fatty goods.

The train left before he got to the station.


already
By the time .. left.

I passed my driving test first time, said Sam.


passing
Sam boasted .. first time.

If I were you, Id tell your parents about it, Anne said to Susie.
tell
Anne suggested about it.

Im going to change the wheel on the car myself, insisted Julia.


changing
Julia .. herself.

Everyone noticed that Jane was absent.


conspicuous
Jane .. absence.

I took little notice of the man standing at the gate.


any
I didnt to the man standing at the gate.

Is it all right with you if I smoke?


mind
Do smoking?

The colonel and the doctor did not get on well.


on
The colonel was the doctor.

Wed only just started the performance when there was a loud explosion.
than
No there was a loud explosion.

She didnt cry when the story ended in tragedy.


shed
Not when the story ended in tragedy

I was very annoyed by his refusal to listen to reason.


was
What to listen to reason.

Im absolutely sure he took the money on purpose.


by
He couldnt possibly . accident.
Starting smoking was a big mistake.
had
I wish . smoking.

It was the weakness of the foundations that led to the collapse of the
building.
weak
If it hadnt been . collapsed.

Next Saturday is our tenth wedding anniversary.


married
We will .. next Saturday.

I think you ought to see a doctor, he said.


seeing
He . a doctor.

He was very sorry that he didnt see Audrey on her trip to London.
seeing
He greatly on her trip to London.

The music teacher managed to make the whole class sing in tune after a few
weeks.
singing
The music teacher .. in tune after a few
weeks.

Everyone was surprised that the singer had very little money when he died.
which
The singer had .. everyone.

Fewer people attended the committee meeting than the Chairman had
expected.
attending
There werent the Chairman had
expected.

Robert and Jilly see less of their daughter than they would like to.
much
Robert and Jilly dont see .. they would like to.

Joan is better qualified than the other members of the department.


not
The other members of the department . Joan.

This is the nicest place Ive ever been.


than
Nowhere . here.

This is the worst thing Ive ever heard.


worse
Nothing .. this.

Toms behaviour was far worse than anyones else.


badly
No one else . as Tom.

I dont care how much fuss you make, youre not changing my mind.
no
You cant make much fuss you make.

You wont find fossils like this anywhere else.


are
Nowhere else be found.

He tried to revive his comrade, but without success.


try
In vain his comrade.

It was only when I heard the full story that I realised I had been taken in.
did
Only when I had been taken in.

Harry and Sally have decided to share a flat in the centre of the city. I dont
approve.
sharing
I dont approve .. in the centre of the city.

The house is on the main road and thats what makes it difficult to sell.
that
Its the fact that makes it difficult to sell.

I dont believe my grandfather could commit a crime.


committing
I dont believe my grandfather is .. a crime.

This has nothing to do with the case we are considering.


to
This is quite . we are considering.

There is danger that you will get a serious illness if you drink this water.
risk
You are .. you drink this water.

Permission for the local residents to use the path as a short cut was taken for
granted.
to
It was taken .. to use the path as a
short cut.

In spite of his illness he attended the memorial service.


was
Ill he attended the memorial service.

It rained and we couldnt have a nice picnic.


for
If it hadnt a nice picnic.
If you dont plant the seeds now, the plants will never grow in time for
summer.
want
Plant the .. grow in time for summer.

He saw the bear only when he walked into the room.


see
Not until .. the bear.

Although she is happily married, she feels bored sometimes.


happy
Despite .. bored sometimes.

The unemployment rate has risen slowly over the last six months.
in
There . over the last six months.

Even if she earned a lot of money, she would still want more.
much
No . still want more.

I would recommend that you wrote to all the schools, said my teacher.
to
My teachers to all the schools.

Is this your car, sir?


of
Are . , sir?

When he had proof that he was guilt, we arrested him.


until
We proof that he was guilty.

They havent any reason to complain.


have
There . about.

It was a shame she wasnt well enough to come to the party.


sick
She was was a shame.

Its no use waiting any longer. I dont think theyre coming.


no
There . . I dont think theyre coming.

Hes the best student in the class.


than
No one him.

They wont let you take all those parcels on the plane.
to
You those parcels on the plane.

My political beliefs are different from yours.


as
You havent . I have.

Its the worst film Ive ever seen.


yet
Ive .. film than that.

Youll certainly meet some interesting people at the party.


to
You .. interesting people at the party.

The court was so wet that we couldnt play tennis.


too
The court .. play tennis.

You should study more instead of blaming the teacher for your mistakes.
blame
Rather .. should study more.

Im going to take a taxi rather than wait for the bus.


waiting
Instead . Im taking a taxi.

Id rather not have to make up my mind yet about my future career.


prefer
I .. my mind yet about my future career.

Which would you prefer, tea or coffee?


rather
Which .. , tea or coffee?

Id rather work hard than have nothing to do.


preferable
In my opinion, hard work .. to do.

The police stopped him and made him take an alcohol test.
by
He was an alcohol test.

He talks such nonsense.


believe
Youll .. he talks.

The security at the hotel is so inefficient.


how
Its .. is.

Write a note on the board to tell the students where we are.


they
Write a note on the board so .. where we are

Ive locked the doors so that thieves will not get in.
prevent
Ive locked the doors in.
I dont think its a good idea for us to go out in this weather.
had
We .. in this weather.

It seems that they didnt understand the instructions.


to
They seem .. the instructions.

I was just going to go out when the telephone rang.


of
I was when the telephone rang.

I seriously doubt whether they meant what they said.


have
They ... what they said.

I dont need to go to school tomorrow, do I?


neednt
I I?

Id rather play myself than be paid to referee games.


being
I prefer to referee games.

If the teacher is good, you learn a lot.


the
The . you learn.

Why didnt you tell me you were coming?


have
You .. you were coming.

I dont like it very much.


to
It .. very much.

What do you advise me to do in this situation?


I
What do you suggest in this situation.

They called him the Emperor of Crime.


as
He . Emperor of Crime.

So that he would be able to leave the room quickly, Matthew stood by the
door.
positioned
Matthew .. as to be able to leave the room
quickly.

I haven't been told clearly what I'll have to do in my next project at work.
required
It hasn't been made . me in my next project
at work.
In my opinion, it was an absolute miracle that they survived the accident.
short
The fact that they survived the accident was , in my
opinion.

What gave you the impression that Sue and Jack were going to split up?
led
What was that Sue and Jack were going to split
up?

I tried as hard as I could to make sure that this problem would not arise.
power
I this problem from arising.

I don't think it was reasonable of you to complain so much about the service.
justified
I don't think you fuss about the
service.

Laura was faced by a lot of problems during her childhood.


contend
Laura had a during her
childhood.

The audience suddenly started to applaud loudly.


sudden
All .. from the audience.

David played the main role when the proposal was drafted.
instrumental
David .. of the proposal.

If you hadn't changed our original agreement, everything would have been
fine.
stuck
Had .. agreed, everything would have been
fine.

I think you should have some consideration for those who don't have lives as
privileged
as yours.
spare
I think you should lives aren't as privileged as
yours.

We decided to stay for longer because we were so thrilled by the place.


prolong
We decided to we by the place.

Competitors were amazed by how shrewdly he conducted his business


affairs.
marvelled
Competitors which he conducted his business
affairs.
I didn't want to give up while some hope of success remained.
defeat
I was loath .. some hope of success.

After a long hard journey, I cheered up when I saw my home.


sight
After a long hard journey, my spirits of my home.

Your attitude to life would be greatly improved by regular exercise.


wonders
Regular exercise would at life.

If Tony hadn't interfered, there would have been no problems yesterday, I'm
sure. smoothly
Without Tony's . yesterday, I'm sure.

I said that I thought he was wrong about the best way for us to proceed.
issue
I best we should proceed.

He didn't want to get into a position where he might lose all his money.
possibility
He didn't want to expose .. all his money.

The company received an enormous number of calls responding to the


advert.
deluged
The company .. response to the
advert.

The manager said that he had paid attention to my complaints and would
take the appropriate action.
note
The manager said that he had
accordingly.

We'll have to make sure that costs are as low as possible or we'll have no
money left.
minimum
We'll have to keep .. ourselves with no
money left.

His behaviour at the conference gave him the bad reputation he now has.
conducted
The way in the bad reputation he now
has.

Her work didn't meet the standards that were considered acceptable.
conform
Her work . acceptable standards.
The film was so controversial that it was banned in several parts of the
world.
caused
Such was the film that it was banned in
several parts of the world.

He had no idea what was going to happen to him when he walked into that
room.
store
Little . him when he walked into that
room.

You shouldn't let trivial matters worry you so much.


prey
You shouldn't let trivial matters extent.

He became famous but it cost him his privacy.


expense
His rise .. of his privacy.

I helped Ray, with the result that his business became successful.
favour
I .. which his business became
successful.

I had to wait for the manager for almost an hour before he would see me.
best
The manager kept .. an hour before he would
see me.

I'll have to consider working abroad if an opportunity doesn't arise here


soon.
near
Unless an opportunity presents . future, I'll have to
consider working abroad.

I wanted to make sure that all my good work wasn't wasted in that way.
waste
I wanted to prevent in that way.

That jumper you knitted for my niece no longer fits her.


grown
My niece jumper you knitted for her.

Well, after the death of the director, they lived in peace.


once
Well, . , they lived in peace.

Many people are indifferent to the suffering of others.


concern
Many people . suffering of others.
She has agreed to help at the party.
committed
She . at the party.

This accident wasnt his fault.


blame
He . accident.

Only if you work hard now do you have any chance of success.
depends
Your . hard now.

Not many people attended the meeting.


turnout
There . the meeting.

The new plans for the library have been approved by the authorities.
met
The new plans for the library of the
authorities.

I didnt go to work on Friday.


off
I .. last Friday.

They will have to accept your offer.


option
They to accept your offer.

After the scandal, he was asked to resign immediately.


hand
After the scandal, he was asked .. immediately.

Money counts for little on a desert island.


value
Money on a desert island.

I certainly wont change my mind about resigning.


question
There my mind about resigning.

Being a tennis coach doesnt really suit him, you know.


cut
Hes not really , you know.

It goes without saying that the Democrats will win the election.
foregone
It .. that the Democrats will win the election.

She blamed the teacher for the accident.


lay
She .. for the accident.

John quite enjoys playing a round of golf at the weekend.


averse
John a round of golf a the weekend.

My wife has the annoying habit of forgetting her keys.


forever
My wife .. her keys.

My younger son looks just like me.


image
My younger son me.

Nothing would induce me to go on holiday with them again.


circumstances
Under on holiday with them again.

Jim told Donald his figures werent accurate.


challenged
Jim .. his figures.

You must be on time for the meeting.


essential
It .. on time for the meeting.

Smoking will be banned from next week.


force
The from next week.

I want to stay out of this quarrel.


sides
I .. this quarrel.

Peter has only himself to blame for losing his driving licence.
serves
It his driving licence.

The number of employees at the factory has been reduced.


cutback
There the number of employees at the
factory.

He is very likely to refuse.


probability
In refuse.

In spite of myself, I was impressed by his determination to succeed.


help
I .. by his determination.

I have no idea why Sam reacted like that.


loss
I explain why Sam reacted like that.

A man was arrested for the recent burglaries.


suspicion
They arrested a man the recent
burglaries.

Mary knows a lot about motorbikes.


wide
Mary .. motorbikes.

Peter said the operation was completely painless.


suffer
Peter said he during the operation.

The expiry date on the passport is March 5th 2004.


valid
The passport March 5th 2004.

Life has its ups and downs and you must learn to face both.
rough
You must learn . smooth in life.

Although they have had many arguments, they are still friends.
fallen
Although they . , they are still friends.