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    pls correct --clauses

    pls correct it.

    Q. Add a second clause(subordinate) to each of these main clauses.

    1. The apple was rotten ______________________________________.
    Ans. The apple was rotten after i bought it.

    2. I could see a town in the distance ___________________________.
    Ans. I could see a town in the distance while travelling in the train.

    3. My brother and i quarrelled_________________________________
    Ans. My brother and i quarrelled before we left for dinner .

    4. These feathers are similar __________________________________.
    Ans. These feathers are similar but are not of the same size.

    5.The radiator was leaking _____________________________________.
    Ans. The radiator was leaking while i was driving.


    Q. Add a main clause to each of these second clause (subordinate).

    1. _____________________and we enjoyed ourselves.
    Ans. We went to shallal (theme park ) and we enjoyed ourselves.

    2. _____________________when the race started.
    Ans.It was very hot when the race started.

    3. Although i am a good swimmer__________________.
    Ans. Although i am a good swimmer i lost the race.

    4. __________________because he was very generous.
    Ans. Everybody liked him because he was very generous.

    5. Before the bridge was built_____________________.
    Ans. Before the bridge was built there was lot of traffic in the road.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE.

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    Re: pls correct --clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by speed2 View Post
    pls correct it.

    Q. Add a second clause(subordinate) to each of these main clauses.

    1. The apple was rotten ______________________________________.
    Ans. The apple was rotten after I bought it. [Though I think it would be better as "The apple was rotten before I bought it]

    2. I could see a town in the distance ___________________________.
    Ans. I could see a town in the distance while travelling in the train. ok

    3. My brother and i quarrelled_________________________________
    Ans. My brother and I quarrelled before we left for dinner . ok

    4. These feathers are similar __________________________________.
    Ans. These feathers are similar but are not of the same size. ok

    5.The radiator was leaking _____________________________________.
    Ans. The radiator was leaking while I was driving. ok


    Q. Add a main clause to each of these second clause (subordinate).

    1. _____________________and we enjoyed ourselves.
    Ans. We went to Shallal (theme park ) and we enjoyed ourselves. ok

    2. _____________________when the race started.
    Ans.It was very hot when the race started. ok

    3. Although I am a good swimmer__________________.
    Ans. Although I am a good swimmer I lost the race. ok

    4. __________________because he was very generous.
    Ans. Everybody liked him because he was very generous. ok

    5. Before the bridge was built_____________________.
    Ans. Before the bridge was built there was lot of traffic in the road. [...there was lots of traffic/there was a lot of traffic..] otherwise ok.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE.
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