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Synthesis of Sentences - Join two simple sentences to make one simple sentence - Using Participles -2

Combine each set of sentences into one simple sentence by using Participles:

  1. A crow stole a piece of cheese. She flew to her nest to enjoy the tasty meal.
  2. The magician took pity on the mouse. He turned it into a cat.
  3.  A passenger alighted from the train. He fell over a bag on the platform.
  4. My sister was charmed with the silk. She bought ten yards.
  5. I did not hear his answer. It was spoken quietly.
  6. The steamer was delayed by a storm. She came into port a day late.
  7. He had resolved on a certain course. He acted with vigour.
  8. The letter was badly written. I had great difficulty in making out its contents.
  9. A hungry fox saw some bunches of grapes. They were hanging from a vine.
  10. Cinderella hurried away with much haste. She dropped one of her little glass-slippers.
  11. I was walking along the street one day, I saw a dead snake.
  12. He was overpowered. He surrendered.
  13. He ran at top speed. He got out of breath.
  14. He possessed all the advantages of education and wealth. He never made a name.
  15. He was occupied with important matters. He had no leisure to see visitors.

 

Answers:

  1. Stealing a piece of cheese, a crow flew to her nest to enjoy the tasty meal.
  2. Taking pity on the mouse, the magician turned it into the cat.
  3. Alighting from the train, a passenger fell over a bag on the platform.
  4. Being charmed with the silk, my sister bought ten yards.
  5. His answer having been spoken quickly, I did not hear it.
  6. (Having been) delayed by a storm, the ship came into port a day late.
  7. Having resolved on a certain course, he acted with vigour.
  8. The letter having been badly written, I had great difficulty in making out its contents.
  9. A hungry fox saw some bunches of grapes hanging from a vine.
  10. Hurrying away with much haste, Cinderella dropped one of her little glass-slippers.
  11. Walking along the street one day, I saw a dead snake.
  12. Being overpowered, he surrendered.
  13. Having run at top speed, he got out of breath.
  14. Possessing all the advantages of education and wealth, he never made a name.
  15. (Being) occupied with important matters, he had no leisure to see visitors.
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