Assertive to Exclamatory and vice versa

Structures

Assertive Exclamatory
a very/a great/a fine/a most

very/great/so/fine

What+ a/an + adjective + noun+ sub + verb!

How + adjective + noun+ sub + verb!

I wish If /Would that/Had/O that
It is a matter of joy/pleasure that + sub + verb +ext.

It is a matter of sorrow/regret that + sub + verb +ext.

It is a matter of shame/It is shameful that+sub+verb +ext.

Hurrah! + Sub + verb +ext.

Alas! + Sub + verb + ext.

Fie!+ Sub + verb+ ext.

 

Examples

Assertive Exclamatory
It presents a very charming scene.

It presents very charming scene.

It is very essential to resist corruption.

What a charming scene it presents!

How charming scene it presents!

How essential it is to resist corruption!

I wish I were a king.

I wish I had been a scholar.

If/Would that I were a king!

Had I been a scholar!

It is a matter of joy that we are victorious.                  

It is a matter of joy that I got GPA-5.

It is a matter of sorrow that he is dead.

It is shameful that he doesn’t respect seniors.

Hurrah! We are victorious.

Hurrah! I got GPA-5.

Alas! He is dead.

Fie! He doesn’t respect seniors.               

 

4.3.1 Assertive to Exclamatory
a.       He leads a very simple life. It is a very pathetic sight. It was a very thrilling day. It is a very cheering report. The fox is a very cunning animal. He was a very unfortunate boy. He leads a very unhappy life. The Amazan is a very long river. It is a great six. That was really a good idea. It is a very exciting game. He leads a very happy conjugal life. He leads a very miserable life. It is a very pathetic sight. Cricket is a very exciting game. It was a horrible experience. A little learning is a dangerous thing. It was a wonderful sight. Man is a wonderful piece of work. She is an incredibly beautiful woman.

b.       The scenery of the school is very charming. The country looks very beautiful. The people look very enthusiastic on this day. The music was very nice. The scenery of Jaflong is very fascinating. The students were very attentive. The baby is very hungry.  The book is very interesting. The school is running very smoothly. She is very beautiful. Tigers are extremely strong. The smell of the rose is very appealing. He delivered the speech excellently. The cuckoo sings very sweetly. He is very lucky. The flowers are very charming. The teacher rebuked the boy seriously. The music was very nice. It was extremely delightful party. The horse can run very fast. The moonlight sleeps upon this bank very sweetly. Night is very beautiful.

c.       I have got a very nice gift for you. She has sent a very nice gift for you. I was very happy to see my favourite football team. Social awareness is needed to resist it. It is a great shame to beat a blind man. I was very glad to see the sea beach. Corruption is a dangerous weapon to destroy a society. London made a very poor impression on him. They are so enthusiastic on this day. He is very handsome to look at. I was so glad to see the sea beach. We should be very honest in our life. An unhealthy man is only a liability to his family. Money is so essential in our life. The news was very shocking to her. He got an excellent photograph in his room. The project was very confusing to me. You are indeed a stupid fellow among all the students.

 

4.3.2 I wish = If/ Would that /Had
a.       I wish I could visit them. I wish I could be a child again. I wish I would visit this place. I wish I were a child. I wish I had the wings of a bird. I wish I were a philosopher like Socrates. I wish I were a bird.  I wish I could meet you once again.  I wish I could visit the place. I wish I could see her once. I wish I knew this before. I wish I could stand first. I wish I were a child again. I wish I could stand first. I wish I would enter the palace. I wish I were a minister.

b.       I wish I had been rich. I wish I had a magic lamp. I wish I had been a king. I wish I had the wings of a dove. I wish I had been rich. I wish I had possessed of a lot of wealth. I wish I had a cow. I wish I had a smart phone. I wish I had known. I wish I had more money. I wish I had an I phone 7. I wish I had a bike. I wish I had been the prime minister of Bangladesh.

 

4.3.3 It is a matter of joy/pleasure that = Hurrah                   

It is a matter of sorrow/regret that = Alas                   It is a matter of shame that = Fie

It is a matter of great shame that you are thinking to copy in the examination. It is a matter of shame that he can’t tolerate the poor. It is a matter of great sorrow that all those golden days have passed away. It is a matter great of pleasure that our examination has been deferred. It is a matter of joy that we all have passed. It is a great sorrow that he is no more.  It is a matter of regret that I am undone. It is a great pity that they lost shelter. It is a matter of shame that you are a cheat. They rejoice that they have won the game. It is a matter of sorrow that he is no more. It is a matter of sorrow that he has failed. It is a matter of great shame that you are a great cheat.  It is a matter of sorrow that he has failed.

 

4.3.4 Exclamatory to assertive
a.       What a victory it was! What a stupid man he is! What an important man he is! What a fool he is! What an excellent report it is! What a heavy reception he was given! What a lucky day it was! What a bright student he was! What melodious voice she has! What an honest boy he was! What a nice picture he hangs on the wall! What a nice bird it is! What a tough subject it is! What a nice plan it is! What a lonely garden! What a pity it is! What a good idea it was! What a splendid building it is! What a nonsense he is! What a stormy day it was! What a nice gift she has sent for you! What an intelligent boy Shafin is! What a wonderful creature an elephant is! What a delicious flavor these mangoes have! What a good idea it is!

b.       What a pity! What a pain!  What a lovely girl! What a nice surprise! What a rude guy! What a wonderful sight! What a surprise! What a tragedy! What terrible weather! What idiots!

c.       How terrible the heat was! How excellently Sonia delivered the speech! How ugly the crow looks! How clear his hand writing is! How politely he behaves! How pretty the bird is! How beautiful the garden is! How fast he runs! How nice the scenery is! How hungry the baby is! How generous the rich man was! How fast the man is! How exciting game it was! How nonsense he is! How dreadful the scene was! How meritorious the girl is! How unhappy a life Ruma leads! How hotly the sun shone overhead! How modest a boy Azad was! How cold it is today! How beautiful the rainbow is! How noble he is! How wonderful you look! How lucky you are! How glad I was to see the sea beach!

d.       If I were a bird! If I were a child again! If I were the President of Bangladesh! Would that I could have the power of the superman! Would that I could be a player! O that you were a cricketer! Would that I had not wasted my time! O that the desert were my dwelling place! Would that I could go there in time! If I could fly in the sky! If we were in a new mansion! Had I been a millionaire! If it could be possible for me to convince him!

e.       Hurrah! We are victories. Hurrah! We have won the match. Hurrah! I have got A+. Alas! The baby is dead. Alas! I am undone. Alas! He is no more on earth. Alas! He failed in the examination! Alas! I could not qualify the competition. Alas! He lost everything in the gamble. Alas! I have lost the contest. Hurrah! My friend has come. Hurrah! Tomorrow is a holiday.

It is a matter of joy/pleasure that = Hurrah                  

It is a matter of sorrow/regret that = Alas                  It is a matter of shame that = Fie

It is a matter of great shame that you are thinking to copy in the examination. It is a matter of great sorrow that all those golden days have passed away. It is a matter great of pleasure that our examination has been deferred. It is a matter of joy that we all have passed. It is a great sorrow that he is no more. It is a matter of regret that I am undone. It is a great pity that they lost shelter. It is a matter of shame that you are a cheat. They rejoice that they have won the game. It is a matter of sorrow that he is no more. It is a matter of sorrow that he has failed. It is a matter of great shame that you are a great cheat. It is a matter of sorrow that he has failed. Hurrah! We are victories. Hurrah! We have won the match. Hurrah! I have got A+. Alas! The baby is dead. Alas! I am undone. Alas! He is no more on earth.
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