Notes On Complex to Simple - Conversion - CBSE Class 10 English Grammar

A complex sentence can be converted to a simple sentence by changing depenent clauses  to a word or phrase.

Example;

1. He told that he was innocent. (Complex sentence)
    He declared his innocence. (Simple sentence)


2. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. (Complex sentence)
    People living in glass houses should not throw stones. (Simple sentence)

3. When the thief saw the police he ran away. (Complex sentence)
     On seeing the police the thief ran away. (Simple sentence)

Summary

A complex sentence can be converted to a simple sentence by changing depenent clauses  to a word or phrase.

Example;

1. He told that he was innocent. (Complex sentence)
    He declared his innocence. (Simple sentence)


2. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. (Complex sentence)
    People living in glass houses should not throw stones. (Simple sentence)

3. When the thief saw the police he ran away. (Complex sentence)
     On seeing the police the thief ran away. (Simple sentence)

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