Transformations with phrasal verbs and words with prepositions. 1. He hasn’t been to school for four days. ABSENT He _______________________________ school for four days. 2. She keeps interrupting every conversation I have. BREAKING She _____________________________ every conversation I have. 3. Most boys are good at math. BRILLIANT Most boys ____________________________ math. 4. Mini skirts are fashionable this year. ARE Mini skirts _______________________________ this year. 5. I know that blonde little girl. ACQUAINTED I ____________________________________ that blonde little girl. 6. I don’t want to tell the bad news to his mother. BREAK I don’t want to _____________________________ his mother. 10. The guests didn’t start dancing until the newly weds had arrived. BEFORE The guests waited until the newly weds___________________ dancing. 11. The teacher meant to give us a quiz but she forgot it. GOING The teacher _____________________ a quiz but she forgot it. 12. My mother always read bedtime stories to me when I was little. READ My mother ____________________________ to me when I was young. 13. My brother always told lies when he was little. WOULD My brother______________________________ when he was little. 14. She didn’t wake up early, but now she does. USED She ________________________________________ early. 15. I don’t think I’ll ever find it easy to accept insults. USED I don’t think I’ll ever _______________________________ insults. 16. She rarely wears jeans. USED She ____________________________________________ jeans.