Transformation Of A Simple Sentence To A Complex Sentence
Rewrite the following sentences as complex sentences.
A complex sentence consists of an independent clause and one or more subordinate clauses. Subordinate clauses are clauses introduced by subordinating conjunctions. Common subordinating conjunctions are: as, since, because, though, although, even though, even if, as if, as though, if, whether, unless, before, after, that, as soon as, until etc.
1. The man looked at the baby and smiled.
2. He went to the school to talk to the manager.
3. The tea was too hot for me to drink.
4. Seeing the beggar, the child started crying.
5. He lives in a very large city.
6. The bell rang and the children rushed out of the classroom.
7. I read a novel based on the life of holocaust victims.
8. He delivered the messages and left.
9. I waited for hours but I could not talk to him.
10. She worked hard but she could not pass the test.
1. The man smiled as he looked at the baby.
2. He went to the school so that he could talk to the manager.
3. The tea was so hot that I could not drink it.
4. When the child saw the tiger, she started crying.
5. He lives in a city which is very large.
6. As soon as the bell rang the children rushed out of the classroom.
7. I read a novel which was based on the life of holocaust victims.
8. He left after he had delivered the message.
9. Though / Although I waited for hours I could not talk to him.
10. Though she worked hard she could not pass the test. (Though is a subordinating conjunction whereas but is a coordinating conjunction. When we connect two clauses with though, we get a complex sentence and when we connect two clauses with but, we get a compound sentence.)