CAE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 5

CAE Reafing and Use of English Test 5

CAE Reading and Use of English Part 4

For questions 25-30, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between three and six words, including the word given. Here is an example:

0 The irate customer refused to speak to anyone other than the store manager.

ON
The irate customer insisted on speaking to the store manager and no one else.

25 I was just about to call you to tell you about the rearranged meeting.
POINT
I was you to tell you about the rearranged meeting.

26 My sister was totally shocked when she won the lottery.
CAME
Winning the lottery my sister.

27 Joe originally intended to drive but the bad weather caused him to change his mind.
WAS
Joe’s drive but the bad weather caused him to change his mind.

28 It was heavy snow on the line that delayed the train.
HELD
The train would have arrived on time if it heavy snow on the line.

29 She realised she’d lost her keys the moment she arrived home.
SOONER
No she realised she’d lost her keys.

30 He clearly felt very strongly about the situation, which took me by surprise.
STRENGTH
It about the situation that took me by surprise.

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