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English Worksheet – Affirmative To Negative and Vice-Versa

Make it affirmative and make it negative, while doing all these, meaning shouldnt be changed

make it negative

1]   Not only was he funny-looking, but he had the funny ways and notions.  (Make it affirmative)
Ans: He was funny-looking as well as he had funny ways and notions.
2]  The losers are not only women but the entire society. (Make it affirmative)
Ans: The losers are women as well as the entire society.
3]    Indian freedom struggle has been remarkable due to the absence of         violence.    (Rewrite using antonym of the underlined word)
Ans:  Indian freedom struggle has been remarkable due to the presence of non-violence. 
4] She was speaking of more than snakes. (Make it negative)
Ans:  She was not speaking only of snakes.
5] It will not be adequate. (Remove negative)
Ans: It will be inadequate.
6] It’s not unusual to find them curiously nosing around the pes­ticides.
(Make it an affirmative sentence)
Ans: It’s usual to find them curiously nosing around the pesticides.
7]    Nobody responded. (Make it affirmative)
Ans : Everybody kept quiet./ Hardly anybody responded.
8]    I remembered an anecdote. (Make it negative)
Ans:  I didn’ t forget an anecdote.
9] But nobody had responded. (Rewrite it as an affirmative sentence)
Ans: But hardly anybody had responded.
10] We remain ignorant of its value. (Make it negative)
Ans :  We do not know its value.
11] It was never heard of in the history of Mumbai.
          (Make it affirmative without changing meaning)
Ans: It was unheard of in the history of Mumbai.
12] It is hard to answer. (Make it negative)
Ans : It is not easy to answer.
13] There was no garage in the office. (Make it affirmative)
Ans: The office was without a garage.
14] It is convenient for the purpose of vocational guidance.
          (Rewrite as a negative sentence)
Ans: It is not inconvenient for the purpose of vocational guidance.
15]   The damage is not irreparable. (Remove negative)
Ans: The damage is reparable.
16]   The damage is not irreparable. (Remove negative)
Ans: The damage is reparable.
17]    They would not be willing to spend such a lot of money on it. (Make affirmative)
Ans: They would be unwilling to spend such a lot of money on it.
18] It is advantageous to him. (Make it negative)
Ans: It is not disadvantageous to him.
19]    This idea is quite incorrect. (Make it negative)
Ans : This idea is not quite correct.
20] It is not true at all. (Make it affirmative)
Ans: It is completely false.
21] A letter can hardly take the place of a talk. (Make negative)
Ans: A letter cannot take place of a talk.
22]   This is not possible. (Remove negative)
Ans :This is impossible.
23] Very few land plants grow in sea water. (Make negative)
Ans: Not many land plants grow in sea water.
24] She did not find anyone misbehaving. (Make affirmative)
Ans : She failed to find anyone misbehaving.
25] I have kept back nothing. (Make it affirmative)
Ans: I have told everything.
26]   His product is superior. (Turn it into negative sentence)
Ans : His product is not inferior.
27]   I have always condemned these practices. (Make negative)
Ans:  I have never appreciated/liked /preferred/praised these practices.
28]   Its burgeoning population is far from being an asset.
          (Rewrite the sentence as negative)
Ans:  Its burgeoning population is not an asset.

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