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    Hi all,

    Do you know the grammer term for the following sentneces. Please help me.

    I gave him the tickets. I bought them yesterday.

    He told me the story. He heard it from his friends.

    Thanks a lot!

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    Past tense.

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    I believe what you are trying to do is create one sentence out of the two that are given. If this is so, you are trying to make relative sentences. Try:
    I gave him the tickets. I bought them yesterday.

    I gave him the tickets which I bought yesterday.

    He told me the story. He heard it from his friends.

    He told me the story which he (had) heard from his friends.

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    How about:
    • I gave him the tickets I bought yesterday.
      He told me the story he heard from his friends.


    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    Hi all,

    Do you know the grammer term for the following sentneces. Please help me.

    I gave him the tickets. I bought them yesterday.

    He told me the story. He heard it from his friends.

    Thanks a lot!
    I think, but I am not sure, it is the so-called< run-on sentence>, which is short and clumsy.

    :wink:

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    A run-on sentence:
    • I gave him the tickets I bought them yesterday he told me the story he heard it from his friends.


    :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    A run-on sentence:
    • I gave him the tickets I bought them yesterday he told me the story he heard it from his friends.


    :wink:
    TERRIBLE ( choking) SENTENCE, ISN'T IT?

    :)

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