Elementary Grammar Exercise

Conjunction - Set:10 clause without Conjunction
V2.107 (Latest revised: March 15, 2022)
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Exercise: We may use participle clauses (present or past) without any conjunctions in sentences. Remove conjunctions from the following sentences, rewrite the sentence led by a conjunction to a participle clause.

As I didn't know what to do, I sat down to think.

The answer should be:
Not knowing what to do

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1. As he had left school at 12, he had no qualifications.
2. If it is fried in butter, it tastes delicious.
3. The water came into the house and flooded the downstairs rooms.
4. As I knew his tastes, I took him a box of chocolates.
5. A car broke down in Bond Street and caused a traffic jam.
6. As I didn't want to surprise her, I phoned before I went round.
7. If it is sent with first class, it should arrive tomorrow.
8. As I had failed to persuade John, I tried to be his brother.
9. It rained for two weeks, and completely ruined our holiday.
10. If it is used in the right way, it will last for weeks.

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