Sentence synthesis exercise

March 6, 2012pdf

Combine the following sentences.

1. She has many shortcomings. But she is a nice woman at heart.

2. Winston Churchill was a great statesman. He was also a writer.

3. He has a lot of money. But he leads a miserable life.

4. They decided to disperse the meeting. All agreed to that.

5. He stood on tip-toe. He reached for the apple.

6. The rain stopped. We continued our journey.

7. She will come. That is certain.

8. The chairman took his seat. The meeting began.

9. You must help your brother. It is your duty.

10. The thief heard a noise. He ran away.

Answers

1. In spite of having many shortcomings, she is a nice woman at heart.

2. Besides being a statesman, Winston Churchill was also a writer.

3. Despite having a lot of money, he leads a miserable life.

4. They unanimously decided to disperse the meeting. OR By common consent, they decided to disperse the meeting.

5. Standing on tip-toe, he reached for the apple.

6. The rain having stopped, we continued our journey.

7. She will certainly come.

8. The chairman having taken his seat, the meeting began.

9. It is your duty to help your brother.

10. Hearing a noise, the thief ran away.

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