Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 45.1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 45 - It is said that ... / He is said to ... / He is supposed to ... for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Write these sentences in another way, beginning as shown. Use the underlined word each time.


  1. The strike is expected to end soon.
  2. The weather is expected to be good tomorrow. 
  3. The thieves are believed to have got in through a window in the roof. 
  4. Many people are reported to be homeless after t he floods. 
  5. The prisoner is thought to have escaped by climbing over a wall. 
  6. The man is alleged to have been driving at 110 miles an hour.
  7. The building is reported to have been badly damaged by the fire.
  8. a) The company is said to be losing a lot of money.; b) The company is believed to have lost a lot of money last year.; c) The company is expected to make a loss this year.