ANSWERS 1:FIRST TIME COMPARISON
NEVER ... BEFORE => IT'S THE FIRST TIME ... EVER ... Similar Conversions It's the first time I have ever been to Ireland. => I have never been to Ireland before. IT'S THE FIRST TIME ... EVER ... => NEVER ... BEFORE It's the most difficult exam I have ever taken. => I have never taken a more difficult exam. IT'S THE MOST (-EST) ... EVER => NEVER ... A MORE (-ER) ...
ANSWERS 2:NOT ALLOWED TO PROHIBITIONS
NOT ALLOWED + TO + INFINITIVE Similar Conversions
You can't touch the button. => You mustn't touch the button. CAN'T => MUSTN'T
You may not open the window. => You are not allowed to open the window. MAY NOT => NOT ALLOWED TO
ANSWERS 3:HAD | HAD GOT | CONTAINED THERE IS/ARE => HAVE/HAS
THERE WERE => IT HAD Similar Conversions There was a small table in the room. => The room had (got) a small table. THERE WAS => IT HAD
The hall was full of people. => There were a lot of people in the hall. WAS + FULL OF => THERE WERE + A LOT OF
ANSWERS 4:OF MINE PERSONAL PRONOUN
MY, YOUR + NOUN => A + NOUN + OF + MINE, YOURS Similar Conversions One of her relatives owns a shop. => A relative of her owns a shop. ONE OF + MY, HER + PLURAL NOUN => A + NOUN + OF + MINE, YOURS
This is my car. => This car in mine. MY + NOUN => THIS + NOUN + MINE
ANSWERS 5:HE GIVES FIRST CONDITIONAL
IF NOT + PRESENT SIMPLE => UNLESS + PRESENT SIMPLE Similar Conversions
She won't get tickets if she doesn't hurry up. => She won't get tickets unless she hurries up. IF NOT => UNLESS
She may eat the apples if they are ripe. => She may eat the apples provided that they are ripe. IF => PROVIDED THAT
COMPARISON FIRST + TIME
You will need two words.
NEVER ... BEFORE => IT'S THE FIRST TIME ... EVER ...
PROHIBITIONS NOT + ALLOWED + TO
You have to use three words in this sentence.
NOT ALLOWED + TO + INFINITIVE
THERE IS/ARE => HAVE/HAS HAD
THERE IS/ARE => HAVE/HAS HAD + GOT
THERE IS/ARE => CONTAIN CONTAINED
You need to use one or two words here.
THERE IS/ARE => HAVE/HAS
PERSONAL PRONOUN OF + MINE
You need to use two words in this sentence.
MY, YOUR + NOUN => A + NOUN + OF + MINE, YOURS
FIRST CONDITIONAL HE + GIVES
Two words are needed in this sentence!
IF NOT + PRESENT SIMPLE => UNLESS + PRESENT SIMPLE