545 câu viết lại ôn thi thpt quốc gia môn tiếng anh năm 2016

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WRITING
Rewrite the following sentences that keep the same meaning
1. You should take the train instead of the bus.
--> If ______________________________________________________________________________
2. I’m sure that someone forgot to lock the door.
--> Someone must ____________________________________________________________________
3. They bought this house ten years ago.
--> They have ________________________________________________________________________
4. The course finished with a big party.
--> At the end ________________________________________________________________________
5. We invited a pop star onto the chat show, but he didn’t turn up.
--> The pop star ______________________________________________________________________
6. Although she said that she would come, I don’t think she ever will.
--> Despite __________________________________________________________________________
7. The plane had hardly left the airport when the accident happened.
--> No sooner ________________________________________________________________________
8. You feel tired now because you didn’t sleep very well last night.
--> Had _____________________________________________________________________________
9. When did you start the project?
--> How long ________________________________________________________________________
10. Their wedding will be held in a lovely church.
--> The church _______________________________________________________________________
11. My father used to play football when he was young.
--> My father doesn’t __________________________________________________________________
12. Jane gave me a present on my last birthday.
--> I was ____________________________________________________________________________
13. “Let’s go swimming”
--> She suggests ______________________________________________________________________
14. “Would you like a cup of coffee?”
--> He ______________________________________________________________________________
15. We got lost in the jungle because we didn’t have a map.
--> If we had ________________________________________________________________________
16. I last saw Bob when I was in Ho Chi Minh City.
--> I haven’t seen _____________________________________________________________________
17. It is a three-hour drive from Hanoi to Namdinh.
--> It takes __________________________________________________________________________
18. It’s a pity you didn’t tell us about this.
--> I wish ___________________________________________________________________________
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19. They think the owner of the house is abroad.
--> The owner _______________________________________________________________________
20. The children couldn’t go swimming because the sea was very rough.
--> The sea was too ___________________________________________________________________
21. When did you first know him?
--> How ____________________________________________________________________________
22. Their trip lasted three day.

--> They had ________________________________________________________________________
23. It may rain hard this afternoon, so take the rain coat with you.

--> In case _________________________________________________________________________
24. She had to do the washing up but she didn’t.

--> She forgot________________________________________________________________________
25. English is easy to learn.

--> It ______________________________________________________________________________
26. Don’t leave the lights on all night, you will waste electricity.

--> If ______________________________________________________________________________
27. The furniture was too old to keep.

--> It was ___________________________________________________________________________
28. Gary is the best guitarist in her class.

--> No one else ______________________________________________________________________
29. Since the invention of computer, people have saved a lot of time.

--> Since the computer was _____________________________________________________________
30. It’s necessary for everybody to clean up their neighborhood once a week.

--> Everybody _______________________________________________________________________
31. The doctor told him that he work too hard.
--> You _____________________________________________________________________________
32. Those pictures are beautiful.
--> How ____________________________________________________________________________
33. It was an interesting film.
--> What ____________________________________________________________________________
34. What is the weight of your suitcase?
--> How ____________________________________________________________________________
35. How tall is Peter’s father?
--> What ___________________________________________________________________________
36. He can’t afford to buy the car.

--> The car __________________________________________________________________________
37. Shirley didn’t begin to read until she was eight.

--> It wasn’t _________________________________________________________________________
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38. Mrs. Taylor regretted buying the second –hand washing-machine.

--> Mrs. Taylor wished ________________________________________________________________
39. Jane is the tallest girl in her class .

--> Nobody _________________________________________________________________________
40. Their teacher is making them study hard .

--> They ___________________________________________________________________________
41. As I get older, I want to travel less.

--> The older _______________________________________________________________________
42. I have never been to Liverpool in my life .

--> Never __________________________________________________________________________
43. This mobile phone is not as cheap as I thought it would be

--> This mobile phone is_______________________________________________________________
44. My brother likes to go swimming better than to play computer games

--> My brother would_________________________________________________________________
45. She speaks English very well

--> She is ___________________________________________________________________________
46. The food in France is famous

--> France is ________________________________________________________________________
47. John could not find the way to the hotel

--> John was not _____________________________________________________________________
48. My motorbike is going to be checked next Sunday

--> I’m _____________________________________________________________________________
49. I intend to come over to pick you up

--> I’m _____________________________________________________________________________
50. Nam has difficulty in studying English

--> It is_____________________________________________________________________________
51. The boy threw the ball through the window

--> The ball _________________________________________________________________________
52. The stamps are so beautiful that all of us want to buy them

--> They are such ____________________________________________________________________
53. I don’t clean up the apartment today. I’m busy.

--> I’m too __________________________________________________________________________
54. Although he is intelligent, he doesn’t do well at school.

--> In spite of _______________________________________________________________________
55. The window was broken by a cricket ball
It__________________________________________________________________________________
56. I will never forget the day I heard I’d got into my chosen university
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The day on___________________________________________________________________________
57. Glynn became a social worker to help people less fortune than himself
The reason___________________________________________________________________________
58. The driver didn’t see the motorcyclist
What happened_______________________________________________________________________
59. Christopher Columbus discovered America
The person___________________________________________________________________________
60. Seeing Patricia cry like that made me feel guity
What_______________________________________________________________________________
61. What we had to do first was decide where to meet
The first thing ________________________________________________________________________
62. There are lots of facilities where we go camping
The place____________________________________________________________________________
63. I had to clear the spare room before I could start decorating
Only when___________________________________________________________________________
64. The phone rang again as soon as I put it down
Hardly _____________________________________________________________________________
65. The Watsons moved to London and very soon after they decided to get divorced
No sooner___________________________________________________________________________
67. I was told about the website by Charlie
It __________________________________________________________________________________
68. Buying a plane ticket at the last minute isn’t often possible
Rarely______________________________________________________________________________
69. They didn’t ask me anything about my plans for the summer
Not_________________________________________________________________________________
70. There is no situation in which we will allow the management to lower wages
Under_______________________________________________________________________________
71. Mr. Holton only operated because he knew the rumour was malignant
Mr. Holton wouldn't ___________________________________________________________________
72. Immediately after their arrival, things went wrong.
No sooner ___________________________________________________________________________
72. He was so tired that he fell asleep before the end of the film
He was too __________________________________________________________________________
74. Hearing that an earthquake had occurred was a great shock to us.
We were ____________________________________________________________________________
75. The decorators have finished our first floor.
We have ____________________________________________________________________________
76. Her hobby is one thing that she does not intend to give up.
She has _____________________________________________________________________________
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77. That is the best meal I have ever eaten.
I have never _________________________________________________________________________
78. Home computers used to be much more expensive.
Home computers aren’t ________________________________________________________________
79. It was a mistake of mine to park outside the police station.
I shouldn’t __________________________________________________________________________
80. She knows a lot more about it than I do.
I don't know _________________________________________________________________________
81. Let's go abroad for our holiday this year.
Why _______________________________________________________________________________
82. During dinner, the phone rang.
While I _____________________________________________________________________________
83. Your hair needs cutting.
It's time you _________________________________________________________________________
84. If you run a lot, you'll become healthy.
The ________________________________________________________________________________
85. They regret ever doing business with him.
They wish ___________________________________________________________________________
86. We didn’t finish the work because of his carelessness.
If _________________________________________________________________________________
87. If you followed my advice, you’d be successful.
Were _______________________________________________________________________________
88. He left without saying a single word, which is very impolite.
It was impolite _______________________________________________________________________
89. Working for this travel agency will not be possible without a good command of English.
Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
90. I simply fail to understand some of my friends’ attitudes to work.
I have some friends ___________________________________________________________________
91. He didn't study his lessons very carefully, so he gets bad marks now.
If he _______________________________________________________________________________
92. Although Judy was severely disabled, she took part in many sports
Despite _____________________________________________________________________________
93. The film was so interesting that I couldn’t go to bed.
It was such __________________________________________________________________________
94. “Why didn’t you go to the club last night?” the girl said to Jim.
The girl asked ________________________________________________________________________
95. The keepers feed the lions at 3 pm every day.
The lions ____________________________________________________________________________
96. I would prefer you to deliver the sofa on Friday.
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I would rather________________________________________________________________________
97. The bridge was so low that the bus couldn't go under it.
It was ______________________________________________________________________________
98. That was a silly thing to say.
What _______________________________________________________________________________
99. We've run out of tea.
There_______________________________________________________________________________
100. I last saw him when I was a student.
I haven't ____________________________________________________________________________
101. Susan was too excited to sleep.
Susan was ___________________________________________________________________________
102. Robert has not had a job for two years.
Robert has been ______________________________________________________________________
103. She will complete the work only she is paid extra.
She will not _________________________________________________________________________
104. I am sorry I don’t have time to come and help you with your homework.
I wish ______________________________________________________________________________
105. Let’s visit the museum this afternoon..
Why don’t __________________________________________________________________________
106. The school keeper cleans the classrooms every day.
The classrooms ______________________________________________________________________
107. “Why don’t we go out for a while?”
He suggested ________________________________________________________________________
108. He forgot his umbrella, so he got wet.
He got ______________________________________________________________________________
109. At the weekend I get up later than during the week.
During the week I _____________________________________________________________________
110. Yesterday morning my friend Marco arrived before I finished breakfast.
Yesterday morning I was _______________________________________________________________
111. Marco told me not to forget my tennis racket.
Marco said: “_________________________________________________________________________
112. That girl's mother used to work with mine.
That's the girl ________________________________________________________________________
113. They think the thief got in through the bathroom window.
The thief ____________________________________________________________________________
114. I haven’t got any siblings to play with
She wishes __________________________________________________________________________
115. My brother used to smoke.
My brother has _______________________________________________________________________
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116. Without your help, I shouldn’t have been able to find my way.
If you _____________________________________________________________________________
117. Her step-mother made her do chores all day.
She ________________________________________________________________________________
118. Did anybody see him come down the lane ?
Was _______________________________________________________________________________
119. I haven't enjoyed myself so much for years.
It's _________________________________________________________________________________
120. Turn off all the switches before leaving the workshop.
All the switches ______________________________________________________________________
121. Although the traffic was heavy, I arrived on time.
In spite _____________________________________________________________________________
122. The last time Henry smoked a cigarette was in 2005.
Henry hasn’t _________________________________________________________________________
123. Jack is stopped by the police because he passes the speed limit.
If __________________________________________________________________________________
124. Bill and Peter are too young to ride motor-cycles.
Bill and Peter are not __________________________________________________________________
125. The flood was so high that they had to live on the roofs.
It was such __________________________________________________________________________
126. This winter is colder than the last winter.
The last winter _______________________________________________________________________
127. People all over the country have helped the poor people in the flood region.
The poor people ______________________________________________________________________
128. It’s cold in the morning, so the children go to school in heavy clothes.
Because of __________________________________________________________________________
129. David has read a lot of books, however, he cannot find a good solution.
Although ___________________________________________________________________________
130. I have never read such a romantic story.
This is ______________________________________________________________________________
131. He has never behaved so violently before.
He is behaving _______________________________________________________________________
132. I've warned you not to go near that dog.
I've warned you about _________________________________________________________________
133. She can meet him if he arrives before eleven.
So _________________________________________________________________________________
134. Although he had a good salary, he was unhappy in his job.
In spite _____________________________________________________________________________
135. I'm sorry that I didn't finish my homework last night.
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I wish ______________________________________________________________________________
136. Reading scientific books is one of my interests.
I'm ________________________________________________________________________________
137. I’ve never seen a girl as beautiful as that girl.
That is ______________________________________________________________________________
138. I don’t have any hats as cheap as this hat.
This hat is ___________________________________________________________________________
139. They are growing many trees in the school garden.
Many trees __________________________________________________________________________
140. I and Hoa are the same weight.
I am _______________________________________________________________________________
141. She isn’t as intelligent as he.
He is _______________________________________________________________________________
142. I am not to be disturbed under any circumstances.
Under no ____________________________________________________________________________
143. I’d rather you didn’t go.
I’d prefer ___________________________________________________________________________
144. She never seems to succeed, even though she works hard.
However ____________________________________________________________________________
145. A new flu vaccine has been on trial since the beginning of the year.
They have ___________________________________________________________________________
146. I took little notice of the girl standing at the gate.
I didn’t pay__________________________________________________________________________
147. It was easy for us to find the house.
We had _____________________________________________________________________________
148. You can leave only when I tell you.
Until _______________________________________________________________________________
149. The rain in Ha Noi last October was the biggest one since 1984.
No rain ____________________________________________________________________________
150. An aerial is not required with this radio
You don’t ___________________________________________________________________________
151. When he stops smoking, he’ll feel better.
The sooner __________________________________________________________________________
152. These young men became doctors after six years training.
After these young men _________________________________________________________________
153. People believe that the Chinese invented paper in 105 A.D.
Paper ______________________________________________________________________________
154. A man I don’t know told me about that.
I was _______________________________________________________________________________
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155. It takes six hours to drive from here to London.
It is ________________________________________________________________________________
156. It was the goalkeeper that saved the match for us.
Had ________________________________________________________________________________
157. I don’t really like her, even though I admire her achievements.
Much ______________________________________________________________________________
158. The Pacific Ocean is on average deeper than the Atlantic.
The average _________________________________________________________________________
159. Under no circumstances should you phone the police.
The last _____________________________________________________________________________
160. We couldn’t find George anywhere.
George was __________________________________________________________________________
161. Although Nam was the stronger of the two, his attacker soon overpowered him.
Despite _____________________________________________________________________________
162. The council rarely allows appeals against its decisions.
Hardly _____________________________________________________________________________
163. If you want my advice, I would forget about buying a new house.
If I _________________________________________________________________________________
164. I applied for the job but was turned down.
My ________________________________________________________________________________
166. Although he seems friendly, he’s not to be trusted.
Friendly ____________________________________________________________________________
167. “Whatever you do, don’t give up hope” they said.
They urged __________________________________________________________________________
168. My boss works better when he’s pressed for time.
The less ____________________________________________________________________________
169. It is expected that the company can get more profit this year.
The company ________________________________________________________________________
170. I was astonished by her confidence.
What _______________________________________________________________________________
171. Someone told me my flight was cancelled when I got to the airport.
Arriving ____________________________________________________________________________
172. Someone has stolen the boss’s car.
The boss has _________________________________________________________________________
173. The last time we were here was in 1980.
We haven’t __________________________________________________________________________
174. Mrs. Wilson says she is sorry she didn’t attend the meeting yesterday.
Mrs. Wilson sends her apologies _________________________________________________________
175. It’s almost nine months since I stopped subscribing to that magazine.
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I cancelled __________________________________________________________________________
176. The north west of Britain has more rain each year than the southeast.
The annual rainfall ____________________________________________________________________
177. When I arrived in Canberra, I wrote a letter home.
On _________________________________________________________________________________
178. I’d like to visit Singapore more than any other countries in the world.
Singapore is _________________________________________________________________________
179. She listens more sympathetically than anyone else I know.
She is the person _____________________________________________________________________
180. I have never seen such a mess in my life!
Never ______________________________________________________________________________
181. The hurricane blew the roof off the house.
The house ___________________________________________________________________________
182. I didn’t see her again for five years.
Five years ___________________________________________________________________________
183. People no longer smoke so many cigarettes as they used to.
The smoking _________________________________________________________________________
184. If you find it necessary, you can contact me on this number.
Should _____________________________________________________________________________
185. Mary is so young that she can’t join our club.
Mary is _____________________________________________________________________________
186. The owners of the restaurants are usually very rich.
The people __________________________________________________________________________
187. It was easy for us to get tickets for the concert.
We had _____________________________________________________________________________
188. He drove so badly that he kept having accidents.
He was _____________________________________________________________________________
189. You didn’t come home early so the house was broken into and things were stolen.
Had you ____________________________________________________________________________
190. It’s a pity I can’t go to the game next Saturday.
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
191. I only found out the truth because I heard the two of them talking.
If I _________________________________________________________________________________
192. “Why didn’t you mention the problem before?” I asked them.
 I asked them ______________________________________________________________________
193. You are unfit because you don’t do enough exercise.
 If  ___________________________________________________________________________
194. I bought myself some good new clothes. I need them for my new job.
I bought ____________________________________________________________________________
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195. This food is so good that I’m going to have some more.
This is______________________________________________________________________________
196. It is necessary that I post this letter tonight.
I __________________________________________________________________________________
197. We arrived too late to see the first film
We didn’t___________________________________________________________________________
198. I was drowning, but he saved me
If he________________________________________________________________________________
199. His parents made him study for his exams
He was______________________________________________________________________________
200. We couldn’t get the nearer because of the police
The police ___________________________________________________________________________
201. You must see the manager tomorrow evening
You’ve______________________________________________________________________________
202. There was never any answer when he rang
Every time __________________________________________________________________________
203. Speaking English fluently is not easy
It __________________________________________________________________________________
204. You remembered to post this letter, didn’t you?
You didn’t___________________________________________________________________________
205. Nobody can deny that she has a beautiful voice
It__________________________________________________________________________________
206. The news was so wonderful that she decided to have a celebration
It was_______________________________________________________________________________
207. I have never been to the ballet before
It is________________________________________________________________________________
208. I’m always nervous when I face a lot of people
Facing ______________________________________________________________________________
209. The owners of newspapers are usually very rich
The people___________________________________________________________________________
210. John smoked cigarettes when he was a young man
John used____________________________________________________________________________
211. It was such good weather that we went swimming
The weather__________________________________________________________________________
212. Hand your books to me when have finished, please
He asked students _____________________________________________________________________
213. You do not have to pay for secondary education in Britain
Secondary education___________________________________________________________________
214. He had a weak heart which meant he couldn’t walk very far
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His heart was_________________________________________________________________________
215. When I was younger, I used to go climbing more than I do now
Now I don’t__________________________________________________________________________
216. England no longer had dreadful fogs
There used___________________________________________________________________________
217. By the time we arrive, the other guests will have already started dinner
The other guests will start_______________________________________________________________
218. I would like the school holidays to be longer
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
219. He is to blame for his mistake. This is very necessary
It __________________________________________________________________________________
220. He must pass his intermediate level English examination. That was obligatory
It__________________________________________________________________________________
221. The mother came and lived with them to take care of their children. That was their request
It__________________________________________________________________________________
222. Isabel: “You can’t borrow my pen, Robert?”
Isabel refused________________________________________________________________________
223. You lied to him, which was wrong
You should__________________________________________________________________________
224. Is it essential to meet your aunt at the station?
Does your aunt has____________________________________________________________________
225. Even though I admire his courage, I think he is foolish
Much ______________________________________________________________________________
226. It would have been a superb weekend if it hadn’t been for the weather
But_________________________________________________________________________________
227. There’s a spare bed in David’s room
David’s room ________________________________________________________________________
228. I can’t get my feet into these shoes
These shoes _________________________________________________________________________
229. I am very pleased that we shall meet again soon
I’m looking __________________________________________________________________________
230. They thought that he was waiting for a message
He_________________________________________________________________________________
231. He found out the key which he lost a long time ago
The key _____________________________________________________________________________
232. Nothing could be done to help him
They_______________________________________________________________________________
233. Someone stole my purse from my handbag
My purse ___________________________________________________________________________
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234. She asked Jone to repeat what he had said
“Please, _____________________________________________________________________________
235. It is a pity you didn’t tell us about this
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
236. We couldn’t go out because the weather was so bad
It was such___________________________________________________________________________
237. The mountain is very high; we can’t climb it
This mountain is too___________________________________________________________________
238. Are you very tall? Can you reach that picture?
Are you tall _________________________________________________________________________
239. A donkey is less beautiful than a horse
A donkey is not_______________________________________________________________________
240. She doesn’t usually stay up late
She’s not used _______________________________________________________________________
241. If I were you, I’d look for another job
I suggest____________________________________________________________________________
242. He lost his money simply because he wasn’t careful
If __________________________________________________________________________________
243. All his suits were made in Paris
He had _____________________________________________________________________________
244. I saw him come out of the house
He_________________________________________________________________________________
245. I haven’t much money, I can’t buy any new clothes
If only ______________________________________________________________________________
246. She was believed to have taken part in revolutionary activities
It was ______________________________________________________________________________
247. In a few countries, the whole of the population only enjoy a reasonable standard of living
Only________________________________________________________________________________
248. Mr. Jones would rather watch TV than go to the cinema
Mr. Jones prefers______________________________________________________________________
249. Frank is very good at tennis
Frank plays __________________________________________________________________________
250. I’m sorry, I couldn’t help him
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
251. This is too hard a question or her to answer
The question _________________________________________________________________________
252. I am sorry that I didn’t study French last year
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
253. The children will go swimming if it is sunny
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Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
254. There’s no need for you to talk so loudly
You don’t___________________________________________________________________________
255. Tim will be eighteen next week
It’s Tim’s____________________________________________________________________________
256. Her grief was so great that she almost fainted
So_________________________________________________________________________________
257. You can leave only when I tell you
Until_______________________________________________________________________________
258. She prefers Italian food to French food
She’d ______________________________________________________________________________
259. Sarah is better at chemistry than Susan
Susan isn’t___________________________________________________________________________
260. When is John and Mary’s wedding?
When are____________________________________________________________________________
261. Most people can understand him when he speaks English
He can make _________________________________________________________________________
262. Tom is sorry that he didn’t watch the football match last night
Tom wishes _________________________________________________________________________
263. The test we did yesterday was so difficult that we couldn’t finish it in two hours
Yesterday we did such _________________________________________________________________
264. She is listening to the radio. She turned it on at seven thirty
She has _____________________________________________________________________________
265. You must pay taxes or go to prison
Failing _____________________________________________________________________________
266. The poor farmer was tired but he kept working
In spite of___________________________________________________________________________
267. This is the sad news that you have brought
What _______________________________________________________________________________
268. No, please don’t tell him
I’d rather____________________________________________________________________________
269. Why don’t you ask her yourself?
I suggest____________________________________________________________________________
270. Peter said he wasn’t feeling well
Peter said:___________________________________________________________________________
271. Collecting dolls from foreign countries is one of Jane’s interests
Jane is______________________________________________________________________________
272. George is not nearly as energetic as he used to be
George used_________________________________________________________________________
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273. Jim didn’t lend me any money so I was unable to buy the car
If__________________________________________________________________________________
274. She can’t ask intelligent questions. She can’t profit from listening to her colleagues
She can neither_______________________________________________________________________
275. He spoke English very carefully. He spoke very clearly
He not only__________________________________________________________________________
276. Gravity makes ball thrown into the air fall back down
If there weren’t gravity,________________________________________________________________
277. Because Faraday’s father was very poor, he couldn’t send Faraday to school
Faraday’s father was too________________________________________________________________
278. It is such a boring book that nobody likes it
The book is so________________________________________________________________________
279. They were so strong that they could lift the rock
They_______________________________________________________________________________
280. The weather forecast was inaccurate, so we didn’t take the right precaution
Had________________________________________________________________________________
281. The temperature didn’t fall below zero last night, so the crops weren’t damaged
If__________________________________________________________________________________
282. Though I am poor, I’ll not serve a villain
Poor as______________________________________________________________________________
283. Although I pay him much, this man’s never satisfied
However____________________________________________________________________________
284. These mangoes are so cheap that they can not be good
Since_______________________________________________________________________________
285. You must speak slowly or he’ll not be able to understand you
Unless______________________________________________________________________________
286 John always spoke to his lawyer before signing the contract
John didn’t__________________________________________________________________________
287. My suit needs cleaning before I go to the party
I need_______________________________________________________________________________
288. Did they build the garage at the same as the house?
Was _______________________________________________________________________________
289. The people who were at the meeting will say nothing to the press
Nobody who_________________________________________________________________________
290. The heavy rain made it impossible for us to have our picnic
We were ____________________________________________________________________________
291. He is such a slow speaker that his students get very bored
He speaks ___________________________________________________________________________
292. Mackenzie wrote four best-sellers before he was twenty
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By the age of twenty, __________________________________________________________________
293. He stole some money and was arrested for it
He was______________________________________________________________________________
294. She met Mike when she went to Spain for her holiday last year
She wouldn’t_________________________________________________________________________
295. Someone should do the job tomorrow
The job _____________________________________________________________________________
296. I’ve never met a more dependable person than Roger
Roger is_____________________________________________________________________________
297. Somebody opened the door just after she rang the bell
She had hardly _______________________________________________________________________
298. People say that he has been all over the world
He is _______________________________________________________________________________
299. I have to write letters, but I hate it
I hate _______________________________________________________________________________
300. As the war ended, soldiers returned home
The war_____________________________________________________________________________
301. It is said that he died by his own hand
He is _______________________________________________________________________________
302. Do as I tell that or you’ll regret about it
Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
303. We must do our work well or the master will get angry with us
Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
304. “Don’t forget to phone the office” she told him
She reminded ________________________________________________________________________
305. I’m afraid I haven’t got time to listen to you
I wish ______________________________________________________________________________
306. The police has just released John
John________________________________________________________________________________
307. I couldn’t hear them because they were speaking too softly
They were speaking ___________________________________________________________________
308. The news of her son’s death was a great shock to her
The news that ________________________________________________________________________
309. He had written the problem on the blackboard. He solved it
Hardly______________________________________________________________________________
310. He studied English. He also studied French
Not only ____________________________________________________________________________
311. We live far from our home. We miss it very much
The farther __________________________________________________________________________
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312. You may be strong, but you can’t lift this heavy box
No matter ___________________________________________________________________________
313. Jane weighs as much as her sister
Jane is ______________________________________________________________________________
314. They were building a new shopping center when we came
A new shopping center _________________________________________________________________
315. Are they going to demolish these old houses?
Are these old houses___________________________________________________________________
316. It was such bad coffee that he couldn’t drink it
The coffee___________________________________________________________________________
317. Weather conditions influence most crops
Most crops are _______________________________________________________________________
318. You must not smoke here
Smoking ____________________________________________________________________________
319. We had to spend three hours to open the door
It __________________________________________________________________________________
320. It was not until mid-night that I finished the homework
I___________________________________________________________________________________
321. Is this the only way to reach the city centre?
Isn’t there ___________________________________________________________________________
322. He remembered, and so did she
He didn’t____________________________________________________________________________
323. When are the council going to do something about the city’s traffic problem?
It’s high time something________________________________________________________________
324. May I borrow your pen?
Would you mind______________________________________________________________________
325. “I’d take a taxi if I were you?” said Peter
Peter suggested _______________________________________________________________________
326. It is said that he escaped to a neutral country
He _________________________________________________________________________________
327. Mrs. Dean was one of the customers of Mr. Brown’s bank. Her house was for sale
Mrs. Dean ___________________________________________________________________________
328. Mr. Smith’s company is busier in December than in any other month
December ___________________________________________________________________________
329. Mary didn’t work hard enough. She failed in her exams
If Mary _____________________________________________________________________________
330. The train was delayed for twenty minutes before of the bad weather
Because ____________________________________________________________________________
331. John only understood very little of what the teacher said
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John could hardly_____________________________________________________________________
332. I was sorry I didn’t know how to do it
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
333. He didn’t need to be reminded about it
It wasn’t ____________________________________________________________________________
334. These shoes will have to be repaired
They will have _______________________________________________________________________
335. The children are taken home by bus. Their parents work late
The children _________________________________________________________________________
336. There was never any answer when we rang
Every ______________________________________________________________________________
337. “Why don’t you put a better lock on the door, Barry?” said John
John suggested _______________________________________________________________________
338. He left college after he had taken his degree
He hadn’t ___________________________________________________________________________
339. No other town in India is as large as Calcutta
Calcutta is ___________________________________________________________________________
340. Who taught you grammar last year?
By _________________________________________________________________________________
341. It’s time to prepare lunch
It’s time for__________________________________________________________________________
342. Peter is a careless driver. If he doesn’t take more care, he’ll have an accident
Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
343. After fighting the fire for 12 hours, the firemen succeeded in putting it out
The firemen managed__________________________________________________________________
344. They made him wait for two hours
He was______________________________________________________________________________
345. The police made the boat turn back
The boat ____________________________________________________________________________
346. If I had known all the facts, I would not have rung the police
As I________________________________________________________________________________
347. We will notify the police about this matter
The police___________________________________________________________________________
348. Galileo is considered to be the father of modern astronomy
Galileo is regarded ____________________________________________________________________
349. He was a fool to say that
It __________________________________________________________________________________
350. It wasn’t necessary for you to go to so much trouble on my behalf
You needn’t _________________________________________________________________________
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351. I lent my car to that man
That’s______________________________________________________________________________
352. I’m going to the theatre tomorrow, and I’m really looking forward to it
I’m really looking_____________________________________________________________________
353. I wasn’t there at that time
He denied ___________________________________________________________________________
354. The policeman accused him for stealing that bicycle
“You _______________________________________________________________________________
355. He will feel better if he takes that medicine
Unless ______________________________________________________________________________
356. If you want to keep fit, you must play sports
Unless you __________________________________________________________________________
357. Mr. Hill teaches his students to understand different English accents
Mr. Hill’s students ____________________________________________________________________
358. It was such a boring film that we left before the end
The film ____________________________________________________________________________
359. I had met Brian before but had never really talked to him
Although____________________________________________________________________________
360. I am sure it wasn’t Hilary’s fault
It can’t______________________________________________________________________________
361. Unfortunately, Mr. Baker didn’t tell me until it was so late
I wish_______________________________________________________________________________
362. Has anyone told you about it yet?
Have you____________________________________________________________________________
363. His mother wouldn’t allow him to go out
He _________________________________________________________________________________
364. He’ll never forget waiting for his friend to go to school
He’ll always _________________________________________________________________________
365. “Let’s go for a walk in the park”, said Andrews
Andrews suggested that________________________________________________________________
366. He wished he hadn’t spent so much money
He was sorry_________________________________________________________________________
367. John Speke failed to find the source of the River Nile
John Speke did not succeed _____________________________________________________________
368. Although he did not speak Dutch, Bob decided to settle in Amsterdam
In spite _____________________________________________________________________________
369. Sally’s parents gave her a micro-computer for her birthday
Sally _______________________________________________________________________________
370. Barbara plays squash better than Mike
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Mike doesn’t_________________________________________________________________________
371. The train journey from London to Bristol takes two hours
It is a_______________________________________________________________________________
372. The lecturer didn’t prepare his speech carefully, so he did it very badly
If __________________________________________________________________________________
373. The gardener didn’t water those plants yesterday, so they died
If __________________________________________________________________________________
374. Although the weather was bad, the schoolchildren managed to come to class on time
In spite______________________________________________________________________________
375. We couldn’t drive because of the fog
The fog prevented_____________________________________________________________________
376. There is no better teacher in this school than Miss Jones
Miss Jones___________________________________________________________________________
377. If you don’t want Sally to be angry with you, I suggest you apologize
You’d ______________________________________________________________________________
378. Henry found a wallet with no name in it
The wallet ___________________________________________________________________________
379. Ronald denied stealing Mrs. Clark’s handbag
Ronald said that ______________________________________________________________________
380. Susan likes staying in hotels but she prefers camping
Susan doesn’t ________________________________________________________________________
381. But for his help, I would have gone bankrupt
If __________________________________________________________________________________
382. Tim found that his friends had arrived when he reached the station
On _________________________________________________________________________________
383. I expect that he will get there by lunchtime
I expect him _________________________________________________________________________
384. Police were informed of the identity of the murdered man
The identity__________________________________________________________________________
385. The president is the statesman I admire most of all
The statesman ________________________________________________________________________
386. “You stole my best cassette, Amada?” said William
William accused ______________________________________________________________________
387. Without the sun, there would be no kinds of energy
If __________________________________________________________________________________
388. As she was tired out after her long walk, she went to bed early
Being_______________________________________________________________________________
389. In spite of the bad weather, the pilot will bring the plane down safely
Though _____________________________________________________________________________
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