Transformation Of Sentences Containing Too
It is possible to change the form of a sentence without changing its meaning. We can, for example, expand a phrase into a clause and reduce a clause into a phrase. Transformation using too…to and so…that is explained in this lesson.
Study the example given below.
- He is too old to work.
We can express the same idea using so…that….
- He is so old that he cannot work.
Another example is given below.
- He is too clever to be deceived.
- He is so clever that he cannot be deceived.
Note that it is common to use can, will, could or would after that.
Transformation using so…that… |Class 8 Grammar Worksheet
Rewrite the following sentences using so…that….
- It is too late to go out now.
- She is too old to have children.
- The soup is too hot for me to drink.
- He is too stubborn to listen to anybody.
- He is too generous to say no to anybody.
- The tea was too cold to drink.
- His ideas are too difficult for me to understand.
- The room was too dark for me to see anything.
- It is so late that we cannot go out now.
- She is so old that she cannot have children.
- The soup is so hot that I cannot drink it.
- He is so stubborn that he will not listen to anybody.
- He is so generous that he will not say no to anybody.
- The tea was so cold that we could not drink it.
- His ideas are so difficult that I cannot understand them.
- The room was so dark that I could not see anything.