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Question 336

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Rewrite the sentences after making necessary corrections. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence. (1 × 10 = 10)

The woodcutter was falling the trees in the forest.

Question 337

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Rewrite each of the following sentences as directed, without changing the meaning: 1 × 10 = 10 Marks

She was frightened by the man՚s glaring eyes. (Turn into a complex sentence)

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When the man՚s eyes glared, she was frightened.

  • A complex sentence is a sentence in which there will be an independent clause and a dependent clause, which often includes a conjunction.
  • When a simple sentence is changed into a complex sentence, a noun or phrase should be expanded into a clause.
  • Here, the phrase ‘the man՚s glaring eyes’ is expanded int…

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Question 338

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Use the correct form of verbs given in brackets. (1 × 5 = 5)

You might (ask) her name.

Question 339

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Rewrite the sentences after making necessary corrections. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence. (1 × 10 = 10)

One of the answers was wrong.

Question 340

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Use the correct forms of the verbs in brackets:

He had ________ his speech before we arrived. (begin)

Question 341

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the following sentences after making necessary corrections. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

Let him and I go together.