Rewrite using no sooner than

March 7, 2013pdf

Rewrite the following sentences using no sooner than.

Example

As soon as I got up from bed, I took a bath.

No sooner had I gotten up from bed, than I took a bath. OR No sooner did I get up from bed, than I took a bath.

1. As soon as the sun rose, the fog disappeared.

2. As soon as I finished my studies, I got a good job.

3. As soon as I put the phone down, it started ringing again.

4. As soon as they met, they fell in love with each other.

5. As soon as the sun disappeared below the horizon, darkness began to envelop the planet.

6. As soon as he fired the gun, the tiger sprang on him.

7. As soon as the police had left the scene, trouble started brewing again.

8. As soon as he saw the police, he ran away.

Exercise

1. No sooner had the sun risen than the fog disappeared.

2. No sooner had I finished my studies than I got a good job.

3. No sooner did I put the phone down than it started ringing again.

4. No sooner did they meet than they fell in love with each other.

5. No sooner had the sun disappeared below the horizon than darkness began to envelop the planet.

6. No sooner did he fire the gun than the tiger sprang on him.

7. No sooner had the police left the scene than trouble started brewing again.

8. No sooner did he see the police than he ran away.

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