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A. Choose the most suitable alternative.

1. I really think that apologising is C you can do.

A not as much as B a little C the least D as far as

2. I can’t stand this weather. It’s getting B.

A more and more B worse and worse C coldest and coldest D further and further

3. I wish Charles worked as hard as Mary D.

A did B can C will D does

4. I’ve never owned B independent cat as this one!

A a more than B such an C a so D as much an

5. Brian has been working A since he was promoted.

A much harder B as harder C just as hardly D more hardly

6. I’ve been feeling C tired lately, doctor.

A such a B the most C more and more D much

7. This exercise will give you B practice.

A farther B much more C as better D a lot

8. The more you water this plant, the D it will grow.

A best B tall C wetter D faster

B. Rewrite the each sentence, beginning as shown. Do not change the meaning.

1. That’s the best meal I’ve ever eaten.

I’ve never eaten a better meal.

2. Fish and meat are the same price in some countries.

Fish costs just as much as meat in some countries.

3. I’ve never enjoyed myself so much.

I’ve never had such a good time.

4. If you run a lot, you will get fitter.

The more you run, the fitter you will get.

5. The doctor can’t see you earlier than Wednesday, I’m afraid.

Wednesday is the earliest the doctor can see you, I’m afraid.

6. I must have a rest. I can’t walk any more.

I must have a rest. I can’t go (on) any further.

7. Home computers used to be much more expensive.

Home computers aren’t as expensive as they used to be.

8. I don’t know as much Italian as Sue does.

Sue knows more Italian than I do.

9. I thought that learning to drive would be difficult, but it isn’t.

Learning to drive is not as difficult…...

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