Conversion of Compound sentences into Complex sentences:
To change Compound sentences into Complex sentences:
Remove the conjunction ‘and’ and using other conjunction suitable to the context.
Consider this Compound sentence:
• Search her purse and you will find the stolen watch. (Compound Sentence)
By removing the conjunction ‘and’ and adding another conjunction ‘if’, we can change this sentence into a Complex Sentence.
• If you search her puse, you will find the stolen watch.(Complex sentence)
• He wished to become a scientist; he studied very hard. (Compound)
Here, the use of same pronoun for the second time is avoided to convert the sentence into a complex sentence.
• He studied very hard to become a scientist. (Complex)
• He lived near the place. It was a dwelling place of primitive people (Compound)
• He lived in a place where primitive peoples lived.