Sentence synthesis exercise

May 30, 2014pdf

Combine the following pairs of sentences.

1. It is very hot. I can’t go out now.

2. It may rain. We will get wet.

3. I bought these mangoes yesterday. They are very sweet.

4. The weather was fine. We went out for a walk. (Combine using a participle)

5. They are pretty. They are intelligent.

6. Farmers use modern methods of cultivation. They wish to produce more food grains.

7. The boy complained to the teacher. His watch had been stolen.

8. Mr. James is a doctor. His wife is a doctor.

9. This is the hotel. Our meetings used to take place here.

10. Iron is found in India. Coal is also found in India.

Answers

1. It is too hot for me to go out now.

2. If it rains we will get wet.

3. These mangoes which I bought yesterday are very sweet.

4. The weather being fine, we went out for a walk.

5. They are both pretty and intelligent.

6. Farmers use modern methods of cultivation so that they can produce more food grains.

7. The boy whose watch had been stolen complained to the teacher.

8. Both Mr. James and his wife are doctors.

9. This is the hotel where our meetings used to take place.

10. Iron as well as coal is found in India. (When we combine two singular sentences using as well as, the verb is singular.)

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