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    please help!!can you tell me if this is correct? and you can tell me at 6 and 7?


    1."Honestly, I didn't cheat in the test!" said John. DENIED
    John denied he cheated in the test.
    2.Pop in for a chat whenever you are in town. HAPPEN
    If it happen to be in town, pop in for a chat.
    3.Paula had just reached the gate when it began to rain. THAN
    No sooner had Paula reached the gate than it began to rain.
    4."Mark wrote that poem,not Ian" said Helen. IT
    According to Helen, Mark wrote that poem,not Ian.
    5.Even if it is expensive, they want to go on the London Eye. MAY
    Expensive it may be, they want to go on the London Eye.
    6.Unless you tell the truth, the school trip will be cancelled. MEAN
    Your failure ............................ the cancellation of the school trip.
    7.Jill has never been here before, so it it possible that she has got lost. HAVE
    Jill ........................... it is the first time she has ever been here.
    8.Instead of spending money on clothes, i prefer to spend it on books. SPEND
    I would prefer to spend money on books than on clothes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ellutza View Post
    please help!!can you tell me if this is correct? and you can tell me at 6 and 7?


    1."Honestly, I didn't cheat in the test!" said John. DENIED
    John denied he cheated in the test.
    2.Pop in for a chat whenever you are in town. HAPPEN
    If you happen to be in town, pop in for a chat.
    3.Paula had just reached the gate when it began to rain. THAN
    No sooner had Paula reached the gate than it began to rain.
    4."Mark wrote that poem, not Ian" said Helen. IT
    According to Helen, Mark wrote that poem,not Ian. ..it was Mark who wrote...
    5.Even if it is expensive, they want to go on the London Eye. MAY
    Expensive it may be, but they want to go on the London Eye.
    6.Unless you tell the truth, the school trip will be cancelled. MEAN
    Your failure ............................ the cancellation of the school trip. Your failure to tell the truth means...
    7.Jill has never been here before, so it it possible that she has got lost. HAVE
    Jill ........................... it is the first time she has ever been here. Jill may have got lost as ....
    8.Instead of spending money on clothes, i prefer to spend it on books. SPEND
    I would prefer to spend money on books than on clothes.
    Not bad - keep going!

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    Default Re: rephrasing correct?

    thank you very much!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ellutza View Post
    please help!!can you tell me if this is correct? and you can tell me at 6 and 7?


    1."Honestly, I didn't cheat in the test!" said John. DENIED
    John denied he cheated in the test.
    2.Pop in for a chat whenever you are in town. HAPPEN
    If it happen to be in town, pop in for a chat.
    3.Paula had just reached the gate when it began to rain. THAN
    No sooner had Paula reached the gate than it began to rain.
    4."Mark wrote that poem,not Ian" said Helen. IT
    According to Helen, Mark wrote that poem,not Ian.
    5.Even if it is expensive, they want to go on the London Eye. MAY
    Expensive it may be, they want to go on the London Eye.
    6.Unless you tell the truth, the school trip will be cancelled. MEAN
    Your failure ............................ the cancellation of the school trip.
    7.Jill has never been here before, so it it possible that she has got lost. HAVE
    Jill ........................... it is the first time she has ever been here.
    8.Instead of spending money on clothes, i prefer to spend it on books. SPEND
    I would prefer to spend money on books than on clothes.
    1."Honestly, I didn't cheat in the test!" said John. DENIED
    John denied that he had cheated in the test.
    or
    John denied cheating in the test.

    2. OK
    3. OK
    4. Already corrected by Anglika

    5.Even if it is expensive, they want to go on the London Eye. MAY
    Expensive as it may be, they want to go on the London Eye.

    6.Unless you tell the truth, the school trip will be cancelled. MEAN
    Your failure to tell the truth will mean the cancellation of the school trip.

    7. Already corrected by Anglika

    8. OK
    or
    I would rather spend money on books than on clothes.


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