Notes On Compound to Complex - Vice Versa - Transformation - CBSE Class 9 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.

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 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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