Fill in the gaps in the 2nd sentence with 1-3 words so that they both have THE SAME MEANING:


  1. I am only here on holiday for 8 days.

I only _________ 8 days off work for my holiday.

  1. I have been working in the office for 3 months.

I have been working in the office ________ 3 months ago.

  1. I can´t afford to pay for it as it costs too much.

I can´t pay for it because _____ the cost.

  1. The flight wasn´t too expensive.

The flight didn´t _________ too much.

  1. One of my friends will pay for my flight.

A friend _________ will pay for my flight.

  1. Another friend of ours will come along too.

Another one of _________ friends will accompany us.

  1. You ought to listen to the teacher.

You __________ what the teacher has to say.

  1. You have to follow the guidelines strictly.

You ______________ guidelines word for word.

  1. It is easy to get by in German.

_________ by in German is easy.

  1. It is amusing to watch series on HBO.

HBO _______ some funny series to watch.

  1. I returned from my holiday on the 11th.

I ______ back from my holiday on the 11th.

  1. The inventor has discovered a replacement for petrol.

A replacement for petrol _________ discovered by the inventor.

  1. I was shocked to find out the news.

I was shocked ______ I found out the news.

  1. Before meeting my friends, I had a shower.

I showered __________ met my friends.

  1. I had dinner after I got home from work.

After ________ home from work, I had dinner.

  1. It is without a doubt the most efficient means of transport.

I have no doubt that it is the most efficient ______ transport.

  1. I love cooking exotic dishes.

I am crazy ______ cooking exotic dishes.

  1. I am mad about learning English on this site.

I am extremely ______ of learning English on this site.

  1. I want to learn more languages when I finish.

I am ______ to learn more languages after.

  1. I fancy having a pint after work.

I ______ like having a pint on the way home from work.



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