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    10 Simple Sentences (3)

    Please check these sentences and emend them if there are mistakes.
    by the way, focus more on the abstract noun phrase.

    ---Simple Present Tense---
    Active Voice: Children laugh a lot when they watch cartoon films.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Children’s laughing a lot at the cartoon films make them happy.

    ---Future Tense---
    Active Voice: Peter will kill any thief who dares to enter his house.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Peter’s killing of any thief who dares to enter his house will dread the thieves.

    ---Simple Past Tense---
    Active Voice: Tom warned his friend to keep off the dangerous regions.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Tom’s warning of his friends to keep off the dangerous regions made him their leader.

    ---Present Continuous Tense---
    Active Voice: John is renting a house after he come back from his country.
    Abstract Noun phrase: John’s renting of a house is after he comes back from his country.

    ---Past Continuous Tense---
    Active Voice: Ahmed was playing with his friends before he injured.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Ahmed’s playing with his friends was before he injured.

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    Re: 10 Simple Sentences (3)

    Quote Originally Posted by atchan View Post
    Please check these sentences and emend (amend) them if there are mistakes.
    by the way, focus more on the abstract noun phrase.

    ---Simple Present Tense---
    Active Voice: Children laugh a lot when they watch cartoon films.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Children’s laughing a lot at the cartoon films make them happy.
    'Laughing at' cartoon films is different from 'laughing when watching cartoon films' I think.

    ---Future Tense---
    Active Voice: Peter will kill any thief who dares to enter his house.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Peter’s killing of any thief who dares to enter his house will dread (deter) the thieves.

    ---Simple Past Tense---
    Active Voice: Tom warned his friend to keep off the dangerous regions.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Tom’s warning of his friends to keep off the dangerous regions made him their leader.
    Correct but does not make sense. How does a warning make a person a leader?


    ---Present Continuous Tense---
    Active Voice: John is renting a house after he come (came) back from his country.
    Abstract Noun phrase: John’s renting of a house is after he comes (came)back from his country.

    ---Past Continuous Tense---
    Active Voice: Ahmed was playing with his friends before he was injured.
    Abstract Noun phrase: Ahmed’s playing with his friends was before he was injured.
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