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Synonyms activity

Rewrite the following sentences by replacing the word in bold with a suitable word or phrase.

  1. 'I can't finish this meal.' 'Please yourself, but don't complain to me when you're hungry later on.'
  2. Hundreds of people rang in to complain about his remarks.
  3. Don't complain about being tired - that's what comes of watching TV until three in the morning.
  4. All he ever does is complain.
  5. The kids complain that there's nothing to do there.

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