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 Once I understood the questions, I could answer it.
It was only after I hadunderstood the question that I could answer it.
25 It’s six years since I moved here.
I six years.
26 My study is full of papers – I can’t get another thing on the desk!
There is on my desk!
27 It’s the first time I’ve seen such a beautiful painting!
Never such a beautiful painting!
28 She didn’t listen to my idea at all and refused to consider it.
She my idea and refused to consider it.
29 I absolutely forbid you to tell anyone about the plan.
Under tell anyone about the plan.
30 I understand what you are saying but I can’t agree.
I can’t agree, although