PARAPHRASE

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PARAPHRASE

1-The firemen had to break the door down.
NECESSARY
It ……………………………………………………………………………………. to break the door down.

2-I’ve never eaten walnuts befote .
TIME
It’s …………………………………………………………………………………. eaten walnuts .

3-Tom was definitely first in the queue.
DOUBT
There’s …………………………………………………………………………….. first in the queue.

4-“ Do you know Tom, by any chance ? “
HAPPEN
“ You ……………………………………………………………………….. Tom, do you ? “

5-I let Susan stay in my house for the weekend.
UP
I ………………………………………………………………………….. for the weekend.

6-I was soaking after walking down a few blocks, as I didn’t have an umbrella.
GOT
If I had had an umbrella, I ……………………………………………………………..soaking .

7-“ I can’t help you now, I’m too busy with work. “
EYES
“ I can’t help you now, I’m ………………………………………………………….. work . “

8-I can’t find my shoes !
KNEW
I ………………………………………………………my shoes are!

9-Mark has met a lot of people in France.
ACQUAINTANCES
Mark has ……………………………………………………………………. in France .

10-I told Mark I couldn’t stand him anymore.
PUT
I told Mark I couldn’t …………………………………………………………. anymore.

The books were too expensive for me to buy.
COULDN’T
I ………………………………………………………………….. the books.

12-If you don’t leave now, you’ll be late.
HAD
You ……………………………………………………………… now, or you’ll be late.

13-I think I’ll stay home, I’m too tired to go out tonight.
WOULD
I think I …………………………………………………… home, I’m too tired to go out tonight.

14-I couldn’t understand what I was reading.
SENSE
I couldn’t ……………………………………………………………… what I was reading.

15-I think it’s useless to try and make him understand.
IN
There’s …………………………………………………………………. to make him understand.

16-She said she was against smoking in public places.
APPROVE
She said she ……………………………………………………. smoking in public places.

17-It was too cloudy to go to the beach.
ENOUGH
It …………………………………………………………………. to go to the beach.

18-A nearby river has flooded the small village.
BY
The small village …………………………………………………… a nearby river.

19-They broke into the house and held people hostage.
SAID
They ……………………………………………………. into the house and held people hostage.

20-I didn’t finish college and now I regret it.
HAD
I ……………………………………………………………… college .

21-The technician is going to install a new alarm at home next week.
GET
I …………………………………………..……… a new alarm installed at home next week.

22-“ Where did you find this first edition ? “ – Sam asked Tom.
HE
Sam asked Tom …………………………………………………. that first edition .

23-“ You’ve complained enough! Give me a break ! “
YOUR
“ I’ve had ……………………………………………………….complaining! Give me a break ! “

24-We can’t wear jeans at school.
TO
We …………………………………………………………… wear jeans at school.

25-Why does Sara always come late ?
UP
W·hy does Sara always ………………………………………………… late ?

26-She’ll finally understand , don’t worry.
COME
She’ll finally …………………………………………………… , don’t worry.

27-If the teacher brings the cake, we’ll supply the drinks.
PROVIDED
We’ll supply the drinks, ……………………………………………………………. the cake.

28-She seems to have been crying.
THOUGH
She ……………………………………………………………… she has been crying.

29-This party was less enjoyable than the one at Mary’s.
FUN
Mary’s party ………………………………………………………………………. this one.

30-According to the timetable, the train gets to the station at 3:00 .
BOUND
According to the timetable, the train ………………………………… to the station at 3:00 .

31-The wedding has been postponed.
OFF
The wedding has been ……………………………………………………..of the bride’s accident.

32-We were worn out, but still, we went out to celebrate.
SPITE
We went out to celebrate …………………………………………………………. worn out.

33-When Danny was a little boy, his grandpa used to tell him stories at bedtime.
WOULD
When Danny was a little boy, his grandpa ………………………………………….at bedtime.

34-My sister leaves unfinished cups of tea everywhere, all the time! I hate it!
ALWAYS
My sister ……………………………………………….. unfinished cups of tea! I hate it!

35-Did you meet Monica a long time ago ?
FOR
Have ……………………………………………………………… a long time ?

36-Before she made a decision, she considered his opinion.
ACCOUNT
She …………………………………………………………… before making a decision.

37-My granny is so old she often forgets people’s names.
TRACK
My granny is so old she often ……………………………………………………. people’s names.

38-He saw what was going to happen and shouted : “ Be careful with your head ! “
YOUR
He saw what was going to happen and shouted : “ …………………………… head ! “

39-I wasn’t interested so I didn’t pay attention.
HAD
If ………………………………………………………….. I would have paid attention.

40-I’m in favour of women running for office.
ALL
I’m …………………………………………………………. women running for office.

41-I think it would have been a good idea for Randall to tell Anne the truth.
SHOULD
I think Randall ……………………………………………………………. the truth .

42-Barbara decorated my room while I was away on holiday.
HAD
I ………………………………………………………… by Barbara while I was away on holiday.

43-“ As shocking as this may sound, you are not accepted “ .
COME
“ It may ………………………………………………… to you, but you are not accepted. “

44-Tommy looks nothing like his father.
TAKE
Tommy …………………………………………………………………….. his father at all.

45-We lost the game because of my mistake.
FAULT
It ……………………………………………………………………………not win the game .

46-It would be difficult for me to finish the work by the weekend.
DIFFICULTY
I ………………………………………………………………… finishing the work by the weekend.

47-I really need a hot bath .
DO
I …………………………………………………………….. a hot bath.

48-Harry’s very good at tennis and he’s also a great basketball player.
ADDITION
Harry is a great basketball player ………………………………………….very good at tennis.

49-Could anyone take me home?
GIVE
Could anyone ……………………………………………………………….. home ?

50-It wasn’t my intention to hurt her feelings.
MEAN
I ……………………………………………………………….. hurt her feelings.


 

 

 

 

 

1. was necessary for the firemen
2. the first time I have
3. was no doubt Tom was
4. don’t happen to know
5. put Susan up
6. would not have been
7. up to my eyes in
8. wish I knew where
9. made a lot of acquaintances
10. put up with him
11. couldn’t afford to buy
12. had better leave now
13. would rather stay
14. make any sense of
15. no point in trying
16. didn’t approve of
17. wasn’t sunny enough
18. has been flooded by
19. are said to have broken
20. wish I had finished
21. am going to get
22. where he had found
23. enough of your
24. aren’t allowed to
25. show up
26. come round
27. provided the teacher brings
28. looks as though
29. was more fun than
30. is bound to get
31. put off because
32. in spite of being
33. would read stories to him
34. is always leaving
35. you known Monica for
36. took his opinion into account
37. loses track of
38. mind your
39. had been interested
40. all for
41. should have told Anne
42. had my room decorated
43. come as a shock
44. doesn’t take after
45. was my fault we did
46. would find some difficulty in
47. could do with
48. in addition to being
49. give me a lift
50. didn’t mean to

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