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Conversion of Simple Sentences to Compound Sentences

We can convert a simple sentence to a compound sentence by turning a phrase into a main clause.

Hearing a noise, I turned round. (Simple)
I heard a noise and turned round. (Compound)

Seeing a tiger among the bushes, the boys ran away.
The boys saw a tiger among the bushes and ran away.

In spite of his hard work, he failed the examination.
He worked hard but failed the examination.

Owing to illness, he could not attend the party.
He was ill, so he could not attend the party.

Besides stealing the jewels, he murdered her.
He not only stole the jewels but murdered her.

You must run to catch the bus.
You must run, or you won’t catch the bus.

To everyone's surprise, the scheme completely failed.
The scheme completely failed, and this surprised everyone.







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