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Why are you interested in taking up a new hobby?


want
Why up a new hobby?

Have you seen my gloves anywhere, Eric? asked Mrs Noble.


seen
Mrs Noble asked Eric her gloves anywhere.

Suzanne was too excited to sleep.


that
Suzanne was not sleep.

Robert has not had a job for two years.


out
Robert has for two years.

I will complete the work only if you pay me 500 extra, said Frank.
not
I will you pay me 500 extra, said Frank.

The thief ran right past you so Im sure you saw his face.
must
The thief ran right past you so his face.

The clients demanded to stay in a first-class hotel.


staying
The clients in a first-class hotel.

I dont object to the council building a new road here.


objection
I the council building a new road here.

The author wrote her latest novel while she was staying in Majorca.
was
The authors latest novel stay in Majorca.

10 The newspaper offered Lynda 5,000 for her story, but she refused.
turned
Lynda of 5,000 from the newspaper for her story.
11 We were surprised to see Pamela at the party.
expect
We to see Pamela at the party.
12 Everyone has heard about the canals in Amsterdam
famous

Amsterdam canals
13 If you pay no attention to him, hell soon go away.
notice
If you him, hell soon go away.
14 John Lennon was forty when he died.
age
John Lennon forty.
15 You can stay with my sister if youre ever in Brighton.
put
My sister will if youre ever in Brighton.
16 She didnt say goodbye when she left.
without
She goodbye.
17 Im sorry Im late, he said.
apologized
He late.
18 Its possible that they didnt get the message in time.
might
They the message in time.
19 I havent smoked for six years.
gave
Six years smoking
20 It was wrong of you to steal those apples from Mrs
should

Browns garden.

You those apples from Mrs Browns garden.


21 Its a four-hour journey from Swansea to London.
travel
It from Swansea to London.
22 I dont really want to leave yet.
rather
I leave yet.
23 We hired a private nurse to look after my mother when
care

she broke her leg.

We hired a private nurse my mother when she broke her


leg.
24 Hes only now beginning to recover from his illness.
get
Its taken him until his illness.
25 David lives quite near the station.
far
David the station
26 The programme was so boring that he fell aseep.
such
It that he fell asleep.
27 My parents dont like us smoking at home.
approve
My parents smoking at home
28 We couldnt drive home because of heavy snow.
prevented
Heavy snow home
29 Peter wishes now that he hadnt sold his flat.
regrets
Peter his flat.
30 They say that caviare tastes nice.
supposed
Caviare nice
31 It was nearly midnight before everyone left.
time
By it was nearly midnight.
32 She doesnt find this course very interesting.
bored
She this course
33 Did Angela say why she arrived late?
reason
Did Angela late?
34 She couldnt concentrate because the room was so hot
difficult

The heat in the room to concentrate.

KEY
1 Why are you interested in taking up a new hobby?
want
Why do you want | to take up a new hobby?
2Have you seen my gloves anywhere, Eric? asked Mrs Noble.
seen
Mrs Noble asked Eric if/whether | he/she had seen her gloves anywhere.
3 Suzanne was too excited to sleep.
that
Suzanne was .so excited that | she could not sleep.
4 Robert has not had a job for two years.
out
Robert has been | out of work/a job for two years.
5 I will complete the work only if you pay me 500 extra, said Frank.
not
I will not complete the work | unless you pay me 500 extra, said Frank.
6 The thief ran right past you so Im sure you saw his face.
must
The thief ran right past you so you must | have seen his face.
7 The clients demanded to stay in a first-class hotel.
staying
The clients insisted on/upon | staying in a first-class hotel.
8 I dont object to the council building a new road here.
objection
I have no/havent any/make no | objection to the council building a new road here.
9 The author wrote her latest novel while she was staying in Majorca.
was
The authors latest novel was written | during her/a stay in Majorca.
10 The newspaper offered Lynda 5,000 for her story, but she refused.
turned
Lynda turned down | the/an offer of 5,000 from the newspaper for her story.
11 We were surprised to see Pamela at the party.
expect
We___did not expect to__to see Pamela at the party.
12 Everyone has heard about the canals in Amsterdam
famous
Amsterdam ___is famous for (its)__canals

13 If you pay no attention to him, hell soon go away.


notice
If you__take no notice of__him, hell soon go away.
14 John Lennon was forty when he died.
age
John Lennon ___died at the age of__forty.
15 You can stay with my sister if youre ever in Brighton.
put
My sister will ___put you up__if youre ever in Brighton.
16 She didnt say goodbye when she left.
without
She ____left without saying__ goodbye.
17 Im sorry Im late, he said.
apologized
He___apologized for being___late.
18 Its possible that they didnt get the message in time.
might
They ___might not have got__the message in time.
19 I havent smoked for six years.
gave
Six years__ago I gave up___smoking
20 It was wrong of you to steal those apples from Mrs Browns garden.
should
You___should not have stolen__those apples from Mrs Browns garden.
21 Its a four-hour journey from Swansea to London.
travel
It___takes four hours to travel___from Swansea to London.
22 I dont really want to leave yet.
rather
I ___would rather not___leave yet.
23 We hired a private nurse to look after my mother when she broke her leg.
care
We hired a private nurse ___to take care of / to care for__my mother when she broke her leg.
24 Hes only now beginning to recover from his illness.
get
Its taken him until ___now to get over___his illness.

25 David lives quite near the station.


far
David ___doesnt live (very) far from / lives not very far from__ the station
26 The programme was so boring that he fell aseep.
such
It____was such a boring programme___that he fell asleep.
27 My parents dont like us smoking at home.
approve
My parents __dont approve of (us)__smoking at home
28 We couldnt drive home because of heavy snow.
prevented
Heavy snow ____prevented us from driving__ home
29 Peter wishes now that he hadnt sold his flat.
regrets
Peter____regrets selling / regrets having sold___his flat.
30 They say that caviare tastes nice.
supposed
Caviare ___is supposed to___nice
31 It was nearly midnight before everyone left.
time
By___the time everyone left__it was nearly midnight.
32 She doesnt find this course very interesting.
bored
She __is bored by/with__this course
33 Did Angela say why she arrived late?
reason
Did Angela___give a/any reason for arriving___late?
34 She couldnt concentrate because the room was so hot
difficult
The heat in the room___made it difficult (for her)_to concentrate.