FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 7

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 two and five words, including the word given. Here is an example (0).

Example:
0.
During our holidays, we eat out rather than cook at home.
INSTEAD
During our holidays, we eat out _______________ at home.

Example: 0. INSTEAD OF COOKING

25. Thomas spoke so quickly I had difficulty understanding him.
IT
Thomas spoke so quickly I him.

26. They’ve postponed the match and it’ll be played next weekend.
PUT
The match until next weekend.

27. I’m never going to speak to Louis again.
INTENTION
I’ve got to Louis again.

28. It seems certain that lightning started the forest fire.
HAVE
The forest fire by lightning.

29. It wasn’t worth going to the market because it was closing.
POINT
The market was closing, so going there.

30. We phoned the restaurant, but they said booking a table wasn’t necessary.
HAVE
We phoned the restaurant, but they said we a table.

For this task: Answers with explanations :: Vocabulary

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