Compound Sentences to Complex Sentences



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Conversion of Compound Sentences to Complex Sentences

We can change a compound sentence into a complex one by turning a main clause into a subordinate clause.

Water the seeds and they will grow. (Compound)
If you water the seeds, they will grow. (Complex)

Wear your sweater, or you will be cold.
Unless you wear your sweater you will be cold.

The management refused to increase wages and therefore the workers went on strike.
As the management refused to increase wages, the workers went on strike.

The rain was heavy and consequently the land was flooded.
The rain was heavy so that the land was flooded.

I heard a cry and looked round.
When I heard a cry I looked round.

He received the telegram and left at once.
As soon as he received the telegram, he left.

It is not raining, yet he is wearing a raincoat.
Though it is not raining, he is wearing a raincoat.







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