The Complex Sentences

The Complex Sentences :

Study carefully the following complex sentences.

1. Nothing can describe the confusion of thought which I felt when I sank into the water.

2. Sir Isaac Newton, after deep meditation, discovered that there was a law in nature called attraction, by virtue of which every particle of matter that the world is composed of draws towards itself every other particle of matter with a force which is proportionate to its mass and distance.

3. The man, who can play most heartily when he has the chance of playing, is generally the man who can work most heartily when he must work.

4. Whenever he heard the question, the old man who lived in that house answered that the earth was flat.

5. When I went to the place where the king was attacked, I heard, to my surprise, the report that he had fought with his assailants for two hours before his capture.

6. Everyone, who knows you, acknowledges, when he considers the case calmly, that you have been wronged.

7. I knew a person who believed that, if a man were permitted to make the ballads, he need not care who made the laws of a nation.

8. It is my considered opinion that students who work regularly and diligently seldom fail, even if the papers set at the final examinations are as stiff as they can reasonably be.

9. Milton said that he did not educate his daughters in languages, because one tongue was enough for a woman.

10. The man who did most to convince the world that slavery was wrong was Wilberforce.

11. We had in this village, some twenty years ago, an idiot boy, whom I well remember, who from his childhood showed a strong liking for bees.

12. My friend's father, who lives in a beautiful part of the country, has invited me to stay there during the holidays while my parents are away on a visit to London.

13. What use he will make of the talents he has been blessed with is the important question a youth must ever keep before himself while at school or college.

14. History says that Socrates, when he was given the cup of hemlock, continued to talk to friends who were standing around him as he drank it.

15. I was so angry that if I had met him in the street, I should have knocked him down without waiting to ask him why he had written me such an insulting letter as that.


  1. A Sentence - 1
  2. A Sentence - 2
  3. A Sentence - 3
  4. The Structure of Sentences
  5. Kinds of Sentences
  6. A Clause and A Phrase
  7. The Noun Clause
  8. The Adjective Clause
  9. The Adverb Clause
  10. Adverb Clauses
  11. Adjective Clauses
  12. Noun Clauses
  13. Three Kinds of Clauses
  14. Sample Sentences with Clauses
  15. Simple Sentences ( Simple Sentence )
  16. Double Sentences
  17. Multiple Sentences
  18. Complex Sentences
  19. Attributive Adjuncts
  20. The Predicate
  21. Adverbial Adjuncts to Verb of Predicate
  22. Analysis of Sentences
  23. Contracted Sentences
  24. Analysis of Double Sentences
  25. Analysis of Multiple Sentences
  26. Rules for Analysing Double Sentences
  27. Rules for Analysing Multiple Sentences
  28. Analysis of Complex Sentences
  29. The Complex Sentences
  30. Analysis of Multiple Sentence
  31. The Transformation of Sentences
  32. Modes of Expressing A Condition in English Grammar
  33. Modes of Expressing A Concessional Clause
  34. Modes of Expressing A Contrasting Clause
  35. Interchange of Degrees of Comparison
  36. Synthesis of Sentences - 1
  37. Synthesis of Sentences - 2
  38. Synthesis of Sentences - 3
  39. The Principal Clause
  40. The Dependent Clause
  41. Verb in The Dependent Clause
  42. Direct Speech and Indirect Speech
  43. Kinds of Sentences
  44. Direct and Indirect Speech
  45. A Sentence without E
  46. Parsed Sentence

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