Notes On Compound to Complex Sentences - Conversion - CBSE Class 10 English Grammar
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.

Example-1:

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)


Example-2:

•  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)



Example-3:

•  He lived near the place. It was a dwelling place of primitive people (Compound)

•  He lived in a place where primitive peoples lived.

Summary

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.

Example-1:

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)


Example-2:

•  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)



Example-3:

•  He lived near the place. It was a dwelling place of primitive people (Compound)

•  He lived in a place where primitive peoples lived.
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