Combine Single Sentences into Single Simple Sentence



Combine Single Sentences into Single Simple Sentence :



Study carefully the following ways in which two or more Simple sentences can be combined into one Simple sentence.

By using Prepositions with Nouns or Gerunds

Separate : He gave them his advice. He helped them liberally.

Combined : Besides giving them his advice, he helped them liberally.


Separate : He heard the result. He demanded the reason. They then promised to give a full explanation of everything.

Combined : After hearing the result from them and demanding the reason, he was promised a full explanation of everything.


Combine into Simple sentences by using Prepositions with Nouns or Gerunds.

1. He made a promise. He kept it also.

2. He must serve twenty-five years. After that he can retire.

3. He is sorrowful. He is still hopeful.

4. He was in bad health. He was therefore unable to attend school regularly.

5. We were defeated. We were very disappointed at this.

6. He was very rich. He was thus able to build himself a fine house.

7. In the forest a woodman met me. He had a hatchet in his hand and a bundle of sticks on his back.

8. I declared him to be guilty. Everyone else declared him to be guilty.

9. He is very rich. He is still discontented.

10. The workmen saw the approach of a violent dust storm. They took shelter in a hut. The hut was not far from the comer of the field.

11. I was visiting some relations. They then gave me the news about my son. This was the first time I had heard the news.

12. The exploits of those famous warriors have been handed down to us in books. The books were written by ancient historians and poets.

13. They walked together for more than a mile through the forest. They maintained perfect silence to the end. Their minds were engrossed with the thought of the approaching conflict.

14. He died at the age of forty-five. Fever was the cause of his death. He had almost died from the same cause five years before.



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