Notes On Transformation From Simple to Complex Sentences - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar

Transformation a simple sentence into a complex sentence.

A simple sentence can be transformed into a complex sentence by enlarging a phrase into a subordinate clause.The clause may be Noun, Adjective or Adverb.

Example-1:
He liked my suggestion. (Simple sentence)
He liked what I suggested. (Complex sentence)
Here the noun (my suggestion) has been changed into a subordinated clause.



Example-2:
She was too poor to educate her children. (Simple sentence)
She was so poor that she could not educate her children. (Compound sentence)
Here the adverbial phrase has been changed into a subordinate clause.



Example-3:
A wounded tiger is very fierce. (Simple sentence)
A tiger that is wounded is very fierce. (Complex sentence)
Here the adjective phrase has been changed into a subordinate clause.




Summary

Transformation a simple sentence into a complex sentence.

A simple sentence can be transformed into a complex sentence by enlarging a phrase into a subordinate clause.The clause may be Noun, Adjective or Adverb.

Example-1:
He liked my suggestion. (Simple sentence)
He liked what I suggested. (Complex sentence)
Here the noun (my suggestion) has been changed into a subordinated clause.



Example-2:
She was too poor to educate her children. (Simple sentence)
She was so poor that she could not educate her children. (Compound sentence)
Here the adverbial phrase has been changed into a subordinate clause.



Example-3:
A wounded tiger is very fierce. (Simple sentence)
A tiger that is wounded is very fierce. (Complex sentence)
Here the adjective phrase has been changed into a subordinate clause.




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