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Synthesis of Sentences

Synthesis of Sentences is the opposite of transformation of sentences and means combination of a number of simple sentences into one new sentence. That new sentence might be either simple sentence or a compound sentence or a complex sentence.

The following are the chief ways of combining two or more Simple Sentences into one Simple Sentence.

1. By using a Participle:

• He jumped up. He ran away.
• Jumping up, he ran away.

• He was tired of play. He sat down to rest.
• Tired of play, he sat down to rest.

• He is well versed in English. He was appointed as the English teacher in the school.
• For his knowledge of English, he was appointed as English teacher in the school

Here you may find the Synthesis of Sentences into a simple sentence.

2. By using a noun or a phrase in apposition:

• This is my friend. His name is Rama.
• This is my friend Rama.

• I spent two days in London. It is one of the most attractive places in England.
• I spent two days in London, one of the most attractive places in England.

• Buddhism was founded in 2500 years ago. It is one of the greatest religions.
• Buddhism, one of the greatest religions, was founded in 2500 years ago.

Here you may find the Synthesis of Sentences into a simple sentence.

3. By using a preposition with noun or gerund:

• The moon rose. Their journey was not ended.
• Before their journey was ended, the moon rose.

• He has failed many times. He still hopes to win.
• Having failed for many times, he still hopes to win.

• Her husband died. She heard the news. She fainted.
• On hearing the news of the death of her husband, she fainted.
4. By using, Nominative Absolute Construction:

• The soldiers arrived. The mob dispersed.
• The soldiers having arrived, the mob dispersed.

• The town was enclosed by strong wall. The enemy was unable to capture it.
• The town having been enclosed by strong wall, the enemy was unable to capture it.

Here you may find the Synthesis of Sentences into a simple sentence.

5. By using an infinitive:

• I have some duties. I must perform them.
• I have some duties to perform.

• We must finish this exercise. There are still three sentences.
• We have still three sentences in this exercise to finish.

• He wanted to educate his son. He sent him to London.
• He sent his son to London to educate him.

• He is very fat. He can not run.
• He is very fat to run.

6. By using an adverb or an Adverbial Phrase:

• He deserved to succeed. He failed.
• He failed undeservedly.

• The sun set. The boys had not finished the game.
• The boys had not finished the game by sunset.

Here you may find the Synthesis of Sentences into a simple sentence.

Several of these methods can be combined in the same sentence.

• The sun rose. The fog dispersed. The general determined to delay no longer. He gave order to advance.

These four simple sentences may be combined to form a single simple sentence.

• At sunrise, the fog having dispersed, the general, determined to delay no longer, gave the order to advance.

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