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 participles

Separate : He fled. He had seen a bear coming.

Combined : Seeing or having seen a bear coming, he fled.


Separate : I explained my case to the doctor. I was seated on a chair against the table at the time. I held my hat in my right hand.

Combined : Seated on a chair against the table, and holding my hat in my right hand, I explained my case to the doctor.

Combine into Simple sentences by using Participles.

1. He worked hard. He felt tired.

2. He drew his sword. He rushed at the enemy.

3. He had half cut down the tree by 12 o' clock. He had still three hours left to finish it.

4. I made a journey to London yesterday. I wished to get the best medical advice.

5. I met an old friend unexpectedly. I was walking along the street at the time. It was then 10 A.M.

6. He first selected a site. Then he levelled it. Then he dug the foundations. Finally he began to build a house.

7. Your letter never reached me. It had been addressed to the wrong house.

8. Turn to the left. You will then find the house.

9. A leopard saw me point my gun towards it. It then sprang to one side. In this way it avoided the intended shot.

10. Cowper's pet dog plunged into the river. It swam out to get a lily. That lily was the one especially admired by the poet.

11. I was disgusted with the manners of the people in this place. I therefore decided to leave the place at once. I decided to find some other place to live in.

12. King Canute was arrayed in his royal robes. He was attended by his courtiers. He walked to the sea-shore. He took his seat upon a chair. The chair was previously placed there for his reception.

13. He was seated on the chair. He was surrounded by his courtiers. He was then told by them to await the coming of the tide.



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