At any rate (phrase)
hold sway - under someone's sway
to all intents and purposes

This ebook has been written to help students prepare for the Key Word Transformation part of the Use of English paper (grammar) of the Cambridge English:  C2 Proficiency.

It will give you a good understanding of the different grammatical structures commonly used in this part of the Use of English test, e.g. passive - active voice , impersonal passive, conditional sentences , inverted conditionals, inversions, set phrases, comparative-superlative, causative verbs, phrasal verbs, linking words, etc.

If you want to learn how to do Key word transformation exercises effectively, this book is for you.

go some way/ a long way towards doing something
in keeping with - out of keeping with
to the fore - phrase
For all (phrase) : despite something
what with (phrases)
have / take precedence
Be that as it may - phrase
shed cast throw light on something
pass as/for something - phrasal verb
or otherwise - phrase
tie in with - key word transformation
take something at face value - key word transformation c1 advanced
Fit in with something - phrasal verb
come to do something - phrase (key word transformation)
level something against/at someone
prompt someone to do something
underpin - verb (formal)  multiple choice cloze
Subscribe to - phrasal verb
Acquiesce - C1-C2 Vocabulary
Make allowances for - make allowance for (phrase) C1/C2 Vocabulary
Disparate - adjective - advanced spanish-english false friends
ride on something -phrasal verb
Attune to - verb
Long since - Phrase
mete something out - Phrasal verb
cognizant - C2 vocabulary
dispense with sth - c2 vocabulary
so... that (adverb) formal
detract from something - phrasal verb
narrow something down - phrasal verb
ensue (verb) - ensuing (adjective)
have yet to - be yet to (phrases)
not so much - not... so much - not so much as... (phrases)
buy into something - sell someone on something (phrasal verbs)
equate something with something (verb) - equate to (phrasal verb)
Make a point of doing sth - make it a point to do sth (phrases)
out of (phrases)
Vie with someone for something - verb (formal)
by a factor of (phrase)
zero in on something - phrasal verb
Contrary to something (phrase)
Compound - verb
with the aim of doing something . with a view to doing something - phrases
Akin - adjective
be to do something - phrase (formal)
not least - phrase (formal)
stem from something (phrasal verb)
result from something - result in something (phrasal verbs)
chiefly (adverb)
render - verb (formal)
infer - verb (formal)
amount to something - verb
on the grounds of /that (phrase)
be that as it may (phrase) C1/C2 Vocabulary
In that (phrase) formal - C1/C2 Vocabulary
be paramount to something - be of paramount importance to something - C1/C2 Vocabulary
Overarching (adjective) - formal
be tantamount to something (adjective) - C1/C2 Vocabulary
be central to something - adjective - C1/C2 vocabulary
Galvanize (verb) - C1/C2 vocabulary
The onus - noun (formal) - C1/C2 Vocabulary
Knock-on - adjective - C1/C2 Vocabulary