Make compound sentences

March 29, 2014pdf

Combine each of the following pairs of sentences into compound sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. I called her many times. She didn’t answer the phone.

2. He is intelligent. He is honest.

3. He is old. He is active.

4. He lost his reputation. He brought a bad name to his family.

5. You may spend the night here. You may go home.

6. I reached the counter. I took my purse out. There was no money in it.

7. The way may be long. We may feel tired. We will not give up hope.

8. We took part in the competition. We did not win any prize.

9. Our servant is slow. He is honest. He is dependable.

10. Leave the house at once. I will call the police.

Answers

1. I called her many times but she didn’t answer the phone.

2. He is intelligent and honest.

3. He is old but he is active.

4. He not only lost his reputation but also brought a bad name to his family.

5. You may either spend the night here or go home.

6. I reached the counter and took my purse out but there was no money in it.

7. The way may be long and we may feel tired but we will not give up hope.

8. We took part in the competition but we did not win any prize.

9. Our servant is slow but he is honest and dependable.

10. Leave the house at once or I will call the police.

 

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