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    Unhappy Forming sentence keeping same meaning

    FINISH THE SECOND SENTENCE IN SUCH A WAY THAT IT MEANS THE SAME AS THE FIRST:

    1) Do computers interest you?
    MY ANSWER: Do you find any interest in computers?

    2) I donít know many people who speak Chinese.
    MY ANSWER: Few people I know who can speak Chinese.

    3) ďWhy didnít you make an appointment earlier?Ē the doctor asked her.
    MY ANSWER: The doctor wanted to know why she hasnít made an appointment earlier.

    4) They have promised the secretary a substantial rise.
    MY ANSWER: The secretary was promised a substantial rise.

    5) Alcohol is bad for you and so are cigarettes.
    MY ANSWER: Neither alcohol and cigarettes are good for you.


    Are they correct please? Thank you.

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    Default Re: Forming sentence keeping same meaning

    1) Do computers interest you?
    MY ANSWER: Do you find computers interesting?


    2) I donít know many people who speak Chinese.
    MY ANSWER: Few of the people that I know can speak Chinese.

    3) ďWhy didnít you make an appointment earlier?Ē the doctor asked her.
    MY ANSWER: The doctor wanted to know why she hadnít made an appointment earlier.

    4) They have promised the secretary a substantial rise.
    MY ANSWER: The secretary was promised a substantial rise.

    5) Alcohol is bad for you and so are cigarettes.
    MY ANSWER: Neither alcohol nor cigarettes are good for you.

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