PET Writing Part 1

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Here are some sentences about seaside holidays. For each question, complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first, using no more than three words. EXAM DESCRIPTION

1) Mark couldn't lift the suitcase, he was too weak.

Mark wasn't
lift the suitcase.
2) "Why don't we go to the beach?", I said.

I suggested
to the beach.
3) There was nobody on the beach when we arrived.

There wasn't
on the beach when we arrived.
4) Susan couldn't swim as well as Betty.

Betty
than Susan.
5) I last saw dolphins when I was a child.

I haven't
I was a child.

Test Answers!

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CORRECT!

COMPARISON
STRONG + ENOUGH + TO

HINT!

You will need three words.
TOO + ADJECTIVE + TO => NOT + ADJECTIVE + ENOUGH + TO

CORRECT!

VERB PATTERN
GOING

HINT!

You have to use one word.
SUGGEST must be followed by 'ING'!

CORRECT!

INDEFINITE PRONOUN
ANYBODY

CORRECT!

INDEFINITE PRONOUN
ANYONE

HINT!

You need to use one word.
NEGATIVE SENTENCE + INDEFINITE PRONOUN

CORRECT!

COMPARISON
COULD + SWIM + BETTER

HINT!

You need to use three words here.
MODAL VERB + VERB + COMPARATIVE

CORRECT!

PAST SIMPLE => PRESENT PERFECT
SEEN + DOLPHINS + SINCE

HINT!

Three words are needed in this sentence!
PAST SIMPLE => PRESENT PERFECT

WARNING!

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