How to join two sentences by using an infinitive

December 1, 2011pdf

Combine the following simple sentences into a single simple sentence by using an infinitive.

1. I have engaged a private tutor. He will teach me English.

2. The woman was very mean. She was unpopular.

3. I looked out of the window of my carriage. I wanted to see the green pastures.

4. The proposal is quite unreasonable. It cannot be accepted.

5. Every man should do his duty. Our country expects this.

6. My mother was very much delighted. She had heard about my brother’s safe arrival.

7. He wants to win the first rank. He works hard for that reason.

8. He went to the USA. He wanted to purse higher education there.

9. He is so weak. He cannot walk without help.

10. The tea is too hot. I cannot drink it.

Answers

1. I have engaged a private tutor to teach me English.

2. The woman was too mean to be popular.

3. I looked out of the window to see the green pastures.

4. The proposal is too unreasonable to be accepted.

5. Our country expects every man to do his duty.

6. My mother was very much delighted to hear about my father’s safe arrival.

7. He works hard to win the first rank.

8. He went to the USA to pursue higher education.

9. He is too weak to walk without help.

10. The tea is too hot for me to drink.

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