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.
    attention
    Please ________________________________________ what I am about to say.

2  Someone told the boys it was dangerous to play by the lake.
    warning
    The boys ______________________________________ about playing by the lake.

3  Jenny and her mother argued over the wedding dress.
    argument
    Jenny ________________________________________ her mother over the wedding dress.

4  He finally managed to get over his wife's death.
     terms
     He succeeded _________________________________ his wife's death.

5  I am going to get very angry in a minute.
    temper
    I am going to ___________________________________ in a minute.

6  If you don't try hard you won't succeed.
    effort
    Unless ________________________________________ you'll fail.

7  What they say doesn't change anything.
    difference
    It _____________________________________________ what they say.

8  She assumed control of the business when her father retired.
    charge
    She ___________________________________________ of the business when her father retired.

9  I couldn't speak to her.
    word
    I wasn't ________________________________________ with her.

10 We should always keep our word.
    promise
    We should never ________________________________.

 


Answers

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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