Participles exercise

November 2, 2011pdf

Correct the following sentences.

1. Being condemned to death, the scaffold was erected for his execution.

2. Being a wet day, I wore my raincoat.

3. Having failed in the first attempt, no further attempts were made.

4. Being my sole companion, I easily took to him.

5. Crossing the channel, a heavy storm arose.

6. Calling upon him yesterday, he donated a handsome amount to the flood relief fund.

7. Going up the hill, an old fort was seen.

8. Meeting my friend in the park, he told me a strange story.

9. Being a small cot, I couldn’t sleep on it.

Answers

1. As he was condemned to death, the scaffold was erected for his execution.

2. It being a rainy day, I wore my raincoat.

3. Having failed in the first attempt, I made no further attempts.

4. As he was my sole companion, I easily took to him.

5. While we were crossing the channel, a heavy storm arose.

6. When we called upon him yesterday, he donated a handsome amount to the flood relief fund.

7. Going up the hill, we could see an old fort.

8. When I met him in the park, he told me a strange story.

9. It being a small cot, I couldn’t sleep on it.

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