Paraphrasing Exercise 2 Answers

Find answers to paraphrasing exercise number 2 about coal miners. Make sure you finish the lesson before looking at the answers: paraphrasing exercise 2

I hope you found the lesson useful for spotting synonyms.


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  1. preferred = favoured
  2. gradually stop using = phase out
  3. substitute = replace
  4. employed since way back = long-serving
  5. existence = presence
  6. portable = hand-held
  7. bird (canary) = yellow feathered friend
  8. ultimately = in the long run


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  1. Thanks Liz for creating such a knowledgeable blog. But sadly I got only a week to prepare for my ielts but, definitely your I am gonna make much of your tips n ur practice lesson boost my confidant.
    Thank u.

  2. all are right, except the one Ultimate, need to be more focussed as the exam is due in 3 weeks frow now.

    Thanks liz for such a nice blog, will review all the tips and topics.

  3. Thank you lizz,for urs special tips in ielts prparations.

  4. Amel GHANEM says:

    Hello Madame, would you like to send me the answers please i can’t see them.thanks a lot.

  5. In which way I can improve speaking, could have any suggestion to speak live .

  6. than you madam.. its of immense help to learn new words and their synonyms

  7. Thanks Mam.

  8. Jasvinder Kaur says:

    3 wrong .needs to be more focussed

  9. ebincharles says:

    All my answers are correct, unfortunately it took extra 5 minutes to finish.

  10. Favoured
    Phased out
    Long Serving
    Yellow Feathered Friend

  11. Thank you Liz

  12. Thanks

  13. Thanks so much

  14. All my answers were correct. Thanks!

  15. Dear Liz,
    Thank you for your continuous coaching.
    My reading section is poor I am not getting desire score.
    Can you help me?

  16. mine are all right 😍

  17. Thanks mam

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