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Synthesis of Sentences - Join two simple sentences to make one simple sentence - Using Prepositions with Nouns or Gerunds -3

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

  1. He was rude, I took no notice of it.
  2. He has stolen the purse. There is no doubt about this.
  3. She wants to marry a foreigner. Her father is opposed to this.
  4. He entered the room with his hat on. His behaviour surprised me.
  5. He got great honour. He saved the life of the Rajah.
  6. There was an advertisement in the newspaper. His interest was aroused.
  7. He amused us very much. He sang a funny song.
  8. The prince was ill. The people heard of it. They crowded to the palace.
  9. The prince recovered. The people received the news. They were very enthusiastic.
  10. He makes a lot of money. He buys horses. He sells horses.
  11. I saw a sowar. He had a lance in his hand. He had a sword by his side.
  12. She stood there for hours. She did not move. She did not speak.
  13. The discovery of his crime was a heavy blow. His reputation suffered. His business decreased.

 

Answers:

  1. I took no notice of its rudeness.
  2. There is no doubt about his having stolen the purse.
  3. Her father is opposed to her marrying a foreigner.
  4. I was surprised at his entering the room with his hat on (or : To my surprise he entered the room with his hat on.)
  5. He got great honour by saving the life of the Rajah.
  6. His interest was aroused by an advertisement in the newspaper.
  7. He amused us very much by singing a funny song.
  8. On hearing of the prince's illness the people crowded to the place.
  9. On receiving the news of the recovery of the prince, the people were very enthusiastic.
  10. He makes a lot of money by buying and selling horses.
  11. I saw a soldier with a lance in his hand and a sword by his side.
  12. She stood there for hours without moving or speaking.
  13. The discovery of his crime was a heavy blow to his reputation and his business.
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