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Synthesis of Sentences - Join two simple sentences to make one simple sentence - Using Prepositions with Nouns or Gerunds -1

Combine each set of sentences into one Simple sentence by using Prepositions with Nouns or Gerunds: -

  1. He attended to his duties. He earned promotion.
  2. He must confess his fault. He may thus escape punishment.
  3. He was ill last term. He was unable to attend school.
  4. I forgave him his fault. That has not prevented him from repeating it.
  5. The bugle sounded. The weary soldiers leapt to their feet.
  6. The command will be given. You will then fire.
  7. He set traps every night. He cleared his house of rats.
  8. The judge gave his decision. The court listened silently.
  9. He expects to obtain leave. He has already bought his steamer ticket.
  10. He has a good record. It is impossible to suspect such a man.

 

Answers:

  1. He earned promotion by attending to his duties.
  2. He may escape punishment by confessing his fault.
  3. On account of his illness last term, he was unable to attend school.
  4. My forgiving him his fault has not prevented him from repeating it.
  5. At the sound of the bugle, the weary soldiers leapt to their feet.
  6. On being given the command, you will fire.
  7. By setting traps every night he cleared his house of rats.
  8. The court listened silently to the decision given by the judge.
  9. In expectation of obtaining leave he has already bought his steamer ticket.
  10. It is impossible to suspect a man with such a good record.
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