Synthesis of Sentences – Solved Exercise of using a Preposition before a Gerund or Noun

Solved Exercise of Synthesis

Synthesis of Sentences - Solved Exercise of Using a Preposition before a Gerund or Noun

-: Exercise :-

Combine the following groups of Simple Sentences into one Simple Sentence by using a Preposition before a Gerund or Noun :

1. My brother is ill. He has high fever.
Simple – My brother is ill with high fever.

2.  He saw the moon. He became glad.
Simple –  On seeing the moon, he became glad.

3.  He gave them food. He helped them liberally.
Simple –  Besides giving them food, he helped them liberally.

4.  I bought a watch. I paid Rs 500 for it.
Simple –  I bought a watch for Rs 500.

5.  You helped me. I would have been drowned.
Simple – I would have been drowned without your help.

6.  He behaved rudely with me. I was quite displeased.
Simple –
I was quite displeased at his rude behaviour.

7.  He has failed many times. He still hopes to succeed.
Simple –
Inspite of many failures, he hopes to succeed.

8.  I bought a pen. I got it for ten rupees.
Simple –
I bought a pen for ten rupees.

9.  He was a poor man. He was of an independent spirit.
Simple –
He was a poor man of an independent spirit.

10.  The state of Andhra is divided into several districts. Each district has its own headquarters.
Simple –
The state of Andhra is divided into several districts with having their own headquarters.

11.  He could not come. He was ill.
Simple –
On account of illness, he could not come.

12.  I reached the station. I bought tickets.
Simple –
After reaching the station, I bought tickets. Or Simple – On reaching the station, I bought tickets.

13.  He fled. He had seen a bear coming.
Simple –
On seeing a bear coming, he fled.

14.  He was arrested. I heard the news. I went to the police station.
Simple –
On hearing the news of his arrestment, I went to the police station.

15.  He ruturned safely. All were glad.
Simple –
On his returning safe, all were glad.

16.  He wrote a book. The book was on translation.
Simple –
He wrote a book on translation.

17.  Sohan sold his house. He sold it for fifty thousand rupees.
Simple –
Sohan sold his house for fifty thousand rupees.

18. Her uncle died. She heard the news. She wept.
Simple –
On hearing the news of her uncle’s death, she wept.

19.  She met an old man in the street. He had a book in his hand.
Simple –
She met an old man with having a book in his hand in the street.

20.  His wife died. He heard the news. He fainted.
Simple –
On hearning the news of his wife’s death, he fainted.

21. I saw the principal in the verandah. I went away to the class.
Simple –
On seeing the principal in the verandah, I went away to the class.

22. I play all games. I do not play hockey.
Simple –
Except hockey, I play all games.

23. The teacher has checked your all exercises. He found many mistakes in them.
Simple –
On checking your all exercises, the teacher found many mistakes in them.

24. He finished his homework. He went away to play.
Simple –
After finishing his homework, he went away to play.

25. The invigilator found two students copying. He cancelled the examination. 
Simple –
On finding two students copying, the invigilator cancelled the examination.

26. The soldiers were marching with pride. They had arms in their hands. 
Simple –
The soldiers were marching with pride with having arms in their hands.

27. My father has won the first prize in the monthly lottery. He is very happy.
Simple –
On winning the first prize in the monthly lottery, my father was very happy.

28. You must tell me the secret. You can then avoid the punishment.
Simple –
On telling me the secret, you can avoid the punishment.

29. He is ungrateful. I help him much.
Simple –
Inspite of his ungratefulness, I help him much. Or Inspite of ungratefulness, I help him much.

30. He passed. All of his friends became happy.
Simple –
On his success, all of his friends became happy.

-: One question for you :-

Qu. I reached the stantion. The train had gone.
Simple –

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