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Tuesday, 26 May 2009

English : Transformation of Sentences

Rewrite as directed:
  1. She confessed that she had been very foolish. Begin: She said…………………
  2. He inquired of me if I knew they way.  Begin: He said to me, "…………
  3. He bade good-bye to his friends.He said, "………………………
  4. Arun said, "The rain prevented me from coming to this place." Begin: Arun said that……………
  5. The teacher said to the boys, "I shall prove now that the earth moves round the sun.  "Begin: The teacher told the boys……………….
  6. She told me that she could easily beat me in singing. Begin: She said to me, "………….…….
  7. He inquired of us whether we were going away that day. Begin: He…..………………………….
  8. Why did he deprive you of your property? Begin: Why were you ……..……..…….
  9. No one ought ever to make so false an assumption.End: ……………ought never to be made. 
  10. It is usually found that the trouble is caused by over-eating. Rewrite:……… …finds that over-eating.