Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 28

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Additional exercises for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Complete the second sentence so that the meaning is similar to the first.


  1. I didn’t expect to pass the exam.
  2. Did you succeed in solving the problem?
  3. I’ve given up reading newspapers.
  4. I’d rather not go out tonight. / I’d rather stay at home tonight.
  5. He has trouble sleeping at night.
  6. Do you want me to phone you this evening?
  7. I came in without anybody/anyone seeing me. / I came in without being seen.
  8. I was accused of being a cheat. / I was accused of cheating.
  9. I’m looking forward to seeing them again.
  10. What do you advise me to do?
  11. I’d like to have gone out with you last night.
  12. I regret not taking your advice. / I regret that I didn’t take your advice.