eg. Complex – I am certain you have made a mistake.Compound – You have made a mistake and of this I am certain.
eg. Compound – He saw the danger and paused.Complex – When he saw the danger he paused. eg. Compond – He aimed at winning the prize and worked hard.Complex – He worked hard so that he might win the prize.
A simple sentence may be converted to a complex sentence by expanding a word or phrase into an adjective subordinate clause. Example:There I saw an adorable baby. – SimpleThere I saw a baby which was adorable. – Complex
When interchanging sentences, you have to make sure that the meaning of the sentence remains unchanged. Positive, comparative and superlative sentences can be interchanged in the following way: Positive: No other boy in the class is as smart as Kevin.Comparative: Kevin is smarter than the other boys in the class.Superlative: Kevin in the smartest boy in the class.The first sentence compares…
A simple sentence can be converted to cmpound by enlarging a word or phrase into a co-ordinate clause.eg. Simple – Besides robbing the poor child, he also murdered her.Compound – He not only robbed the poor child but also murdered her.