Use of English 8

Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.

1  He managed to trick them with his lies.
    taking
    He succeeded in ......................................................with his lies.


2  They said the accident was her fault.
     responsible
     They ........................................................for the accident.


3  Someone stole the jewels. Perhaps it was Paul.
     might
    The jewels................................................ by Paul.


4  The jury decided he had murdered his wife.
    guilty
    The jury........................................................................ his wife.


5  "Are you saying I stole your wallet?"
    accusing
    "Are you ..........................................................your wallet?"


6  I used to belive he was innocent.
    mind
    I've .....................................................................his innocence.


7  Do you agree with long sentences?
    favour
    Are you ............................................ long sentences?


8  The policeman didn't arrest him because he knew his parents.
    off
    The policeman .............................................. because he knew his parents.

8 The policeman let him off because he knew his parents.


9  I regret driving so fast.
    only
    If ................................................ so fast.


10 You ought to lock the door.
      better
      You............................................... the door.

 

 

Answers

 

1 He succeeded in taking them in with his lies.

2 They said she was responsible for the accident.

3 The jewels are said to be stolen by Paul.

4 The jury founnd him guilty for murdering his wife.

5 Are you accusing me of stealing your wallet?

6 I've changed my mind about his innocence.

7 Are you in favour of long sentences?

9 If I only I had no been driving so fast.

10 You had better lock the door.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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