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Ex. 3. Rewrite each sentence so that it contains the word in capitals, and so that the meaning stays the same.

Ex.1. Choose the most suitable words underlined.

1. I don't think you could / should tell anyone yet.

2. I couldn't / shouldn't possibly leave without paying.

3. That mustn't / can't be the hotel Jane told us about.

4. There are times when the traffic here can / could be really heavy.

5. We are enjoying our holiday, though the weather could / must be better.

6. You couldn't / shouldn't really be sitting here.

7. You could / may be older than me, but that doesn't mean you're cleverer.

8. I might / should suppose your job is rather difficult.

9. I'm afraid that nobody should / would help me in that kind of situation.

10. No member of the association must / shall remove official documents from these premises without written permission.

11. That can’t have been / shouldn’t have been Nick that you saw.

12. You had to give / might have given me a hand!

13. I caught a later train because I had to see / must have seen a client.

14. I suppose Bill should have lost / might have lost his way.

15. I didn't refuse the cake, as it must have been / would have been rude.

16. I don't know who rang, but it could have been / must have been Jim.

17. It was odd that you should have bought / would have bought the same car.

18. I asked them to leave but they couldn't / wouldn't go.

19. It's a pity you didn't ask because I could help / could have helped you.

20. It's your own fault, you can't have / shouldn't have gone to bed so late.

Ex. 2. Rewrite each sentence, so that the meaning stays the same.

1. Although you are in charge, it doesn't give you the right to be rude.

You may …………………………………………………………………………………

2. I recommend going to Brighton for a week.

I think ……………………………………………………………………………………

3. It's typical of Steve to lose his keys!

Steve would ……………………………………………………………………………

4. I suppose Kate is quite well off.

I should ……………………………………………………………………………………

5. I am as happy as possible at the moment.

I couldn't …………………………………………………………………………………

6. Although I tried hard, I couldn't lift the suitcase.

Try ……………………………………………………………………………………

7. I'm sure that Peter will be on time.

Peter is ……………………………………………………………………………………

8. Fancy you and I having the same surname!

It's odd ……………………………………………………………………………………

9. If I were you I'd take up jogging.

I think ……………………………………………………………………………………

10. Do we have to leave so early?

Need ……………………………………………………………………………………

11. The police refused to do anything about my noisy neighbours.

The police …………………………………………………………………………………

12. Jean's boss was extremely kind to her.

Jean's boss …………………………………………………………………………………

13. Why didn't you back me up!

You ……………………………………………………………………………………

14. Our worrying so much was a waste of time.

We ……………………………………………………………………………………

15. It's just not possible for the cat to have opened the fridge!

The cat ……………………………………………………………………………………

16. George knew how to ride a bicycle when he was five.

George was ………………………………………………………………………………



17. I wanted to go to the party, but it was snowing hard.

I ……………………………………………………………………………………

18. It would have been possible for Helen to give us a lift.

Helen ……………………………………………………………………………………

19. It's possible that the last person to leave didn't lock the door.

The last person to leave ……………………………………………………………………

20. School uniform wasn't compulsory at my school.

We didn’t …………………………………………………………………………………

Ex. 3. Rewrite each sentence so that it contains the word in capitals, and so that the meaning stays the same.

1. I expect this beach will be deserted. SHOULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

2. This climb is possibly dangerous. COULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

3. Arthur is sometimes really irritating! CAN

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

4. You can't borrow my car! WON'T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

5. How about going to the theatre instead? COULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

6. Do you want me to turn off the oven, or not? SHOULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

7. I don't think Harry is likely to resign. WOULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

8. I'm sure this isn't the way to Norwich. CAN'T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

9. It would be all the same if we gave up now. MIGHT

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

10. Please turn off the light before leaving. SHOULD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

11. I'm sure that's Marion. WILL

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

12. Jim keeps giving me presents. WILL

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

13. It makes no difference if we call it off. MAY

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

14. Don't bother lying to me. HAVE

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

15. The burglar might come back, so change all the locks. CASE

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

16. Although it's summer, the temperature is more like winter. MAY

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

17. You should leave before Jack gets back. HAD

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

18. That is not typical of Helen's behavior. WOULDN'T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

19. It would be impossible to tell Sally the truth. POSSIBLY

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

20. It wasn't very nice of you not to invite me to your party! MIGHT

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

21. Thank you very much for buying me flowers! SHOULDN’T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

22. It wouldn't have been right to let you do all the work COULDN’T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

23. I don't believe that you have lost your keys again! CAN'T

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

24. Mary was a talented violinist at the age of ten. PLAY

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

25. Perhaps they didn't notice the tyre was flat. MIGHT

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

26. The results are expected tomorrow. KNOW

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

27. They escaped possible injury when the car crashed. HAVE

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

28. A visa wasn't necessary after all. NEED

…………………………………………………………………………………………………

29. Apparently someone has borrowed the cassette player. HAVE

…………………………………………………………………………………………………


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