Use of English 3
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.
1 Listen carefully to what I am about to say.
Please ________________________________________ what I am about to say.
2 Someone told the boys it was dangerous to play by the lake.
The boys ______________________________________ about playing by the lake.
3 Jenny and her mother argued over the wedding dress.
Jenny ________________________________________ her mother over the wedding dress.
4 He finally managed to get over his wife's death.
He succeeded _________________________________ his wife's death.
5 I am going to get very angry in a minute.
I am going to ___________________________________ in a minute.
6 If you don't try hard you won't succeed.
Unless ________________________________________ you'll fail.
7 What they say doesn't change anything.
It _____________________________________________ what they say.
8 She assumed control of the business when her father retired.
She ___________________________________________ of the business when her father retired.
9 I couldn't speak to her.
I wasn't ________________________________________ with her.
10 We should always keep our word.
We should never ________________________________.
1 Please pay attention to what I am about to say.
2 The boys were given a warning about playing by the lake.
3 Jenny had an argument with her mother about hte wedding dress.
4 He succeeded in coming to terms with his wife's death.
5 I am going to lose my temper in a minute.
6 Unless you make more effort you'll fail.
7 It doesn't make any difference what they say.
8 She took charge of the business when her father died.
9 I wasn't able to have a word with her.
10 We should never break a promise.