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    pls correct rephrasing

    What is wrote with bold is what I tought about, in rest the text is like that and I can't change the order or anything else.



    1.I've just noticed that the car has almost run out of petrol. HARDLY
    I've just noticed that ............................. left in the car.

    2.I didn't know that cars were so expensive in this country. IDEA
    I had no idea that the cars cost so much in this country.

    3.Don't get depressed because of such a small problem. LET
    It's such a small problem that you shouldn't let depression put you down.

    4.It is reported that he is now recovering in hospital. RECOVERY
    He is reported that he is on his way to recovery in hospital now.

    5.Laura`s teacher says that she doesn't have a serious enough attitude to her work. SERIOUSLY
    Laura doesn't take her work seriously enough according to her teacher.

    6.He lost his job because he couldn't do what was required. INABILITY
    He lost his job because of his inability to do what was required.

    7.I haven`t got the energy to argue with you. BOTHERED
    I can't be bothered to have an argument with you.

    8.What`s confusing you so much? LOT
    What is it that`s giving you a lot of confusion?

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    Re: pls correct rephrasing

    1.I've just noticed that the car has almost run out of petrol. HARDLY
    I've just noticed that ............................. left in the car.

    I've just noticed that there is hardly any petrol left in the car

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    Searching for language is offline Senior Member
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    Re: pls correct rephrasing

    [quote=ellutza;426466]What is wrote with bold is what I tought about, in rest the text is like that and I can't change the order or anything else.



    1.I've just noticed that the car has almost run out of petrol. HARDLY
    I've just noticed that there's hardly any left in the car.

    2.I didn't know that cars were so expensive in this country. IDEA
    I had no idea that the cars cost so much in this country.

    3.Don't get depressed because of such a small problem. LET
    It's such a small problem that you shouldn't let depression get you down.

    4.It is reported that he is now recovering in hospital. RECOVERY
    He is reported that he is on his way to recovery in hospital now.

    5.Laura`s teacher says that she doesn't have a serious enough attitude to her work. SERIOUSLY
    Laura doesn't take her work seriously enough according to her teacher.

    6.He lost his job because he couldn't do what was required. INABILITY
    He lost his job because of his inability to do what was required.

    7.I haven`t got the energy to argue with you. BOTHERED
    I can't be bothered to have an argument with you.

    8.What`s confusing you so much? LOT
    What is it that`s causing you a lot of confusion? /quote]

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