Sentence Synthesis Exercise

April 12, 2011pdf

Combine each of the following sets of sentences into one compound sentence.

1.       Tom plays hockey. He plays cricket.

2.       He knows English. He also knows French.

3.       Jane is quite friendly. Her brother is rather reserved.

4.       There was little hope of success. I tried hard.

5.       One threw a tomato. Another threw an egg.

6.       He wrote the letter. He sent it through the messenger.

7.       Winston Churchill was a great statesman. He was a great writer.

8.       Wise men welcome advice. Fools scorn advice.

9.       He may see your point. He is a reasonable man.

10.   I tried my best. I couldn’t pass the test.

Answers

1.       Tom plays hockey as well as cricket.

2.       He knows English as well as French.

3.       Jane is quite friendly whereas her brother is rather reserved.

4.       There was little hope of success nevertheless I tried hard.

5.       One threw a tomato and another an egg.

6.       He wrote a letter and sent it through the messenger.

7.       Winston Churchill was not only a great statesman but also a great writer.

8.       Wise men welcome advice whereas fools scorn it.

9.       He may see your point for he is a reasonable man.

10.   I tried my best; still I couldn’t pass the test.

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