Cover of the textbook English File Upper-Intermediate - Workbook

The key answer of exercise 4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 8A - Cutting crime for the textbook English File Upper-Intermediate - Workbook with authors Christina Latham-Koenig, Clive Oxenden and Kate Chomacki from Oxford University Press


  1. Complete the text with the correct active or passive form of the verbs in brackets.
  2. Rewrite the sentences with have something done.
  3. Complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.



  1. was taken
  2. found out
  3. had been stolen
  4. be caught
  5. questioned
  6. visited
  7. has just been arrested
  8. is being held
  9. will be heard
  10. expects
  11. be given
  12. will be stolen


  1. have the lock on my front door changed
  2. have our burglar alarm tested
  3. have had my car repaired by a mechanic
  4. had our windows broken
  5. will have my carpets cleaned
  6. has had his computer hacked
  7. has his flat cleaned
  8. are having our garden redesigned


  1. is known to be a local man
  2. understood that the blackmailer is a colleague of the victim
  3. is expected to be acquitted
  4. are reported to have taken the president’s wife
  5. thought that the terrorists are hiding somewhere in France
  6. known that the suspect is dangerous
  7. said that the police have arrested three men
  8. are reported to have damaged several buildings in the area