Changing Sentence for class 9-10

Changing Sentence

1. (a) ¸ elder sister who is an advocate lives in Dhaka. (Simple)
(b) Last Summer she sent me a plane ticket. (Interrogative)
(c) I arrived at the airport about an hour before the flight departed. (Simple)
(d) I was given a boarding card on which the number of the seat was written. (Compound)
(e) I got on board and found the seat. (Simple)
(f) When all the passengers were in, the door was closed. (Compound)
(g) I felt very excited. (Exclamatory)
(h) As it was my first flight, I felt delighted. (Compound)
(i) After the plane had taken off, a hostess came to me. (Simple)
(j) She told me to fasten the seat belt. (Passive)

Answer
1. (a) ¸ elder sister, an advocate, lives in Dhaka.
Or, ¸ elder sister living in Dhaka is an advocate.
Or, ¸ elder sister is an advocate living in Dhaka.
(b) Didn’t she send me a plane ticket last summer?
(c) I arrived at the airport about an hour before the departure of the flight.
(d) I was given a boarding card and the number of the seat was written on it.
(e) Getting on board, I found the seat.
(f) All the passengers were in and the door was closed.
(g) What an excitement I felt!
(h) It was my first flight and so I felt delighted.
(i) After the taking off of the plane, a hostess came to me.
(j) I was told to fasten the seat belt by her.

  1. (a) The dacoit not only robbed the poor house owner but also murdered him. (Simple)
    (b) The house owner’s wife raised a hue and cry to let her neighbours knwo the presence of the dacoit. (Complex)
    (c) As soon as the neighbours heard the hue and cry, they rushed to the spot. (Negative)
    (d) The dacoit sensed the presence of the neighbours and attempted to flee. (Simple)
    (e) People handed over him to the police. (Passive voice)
    (f) The police took the dacoit and kept him in the custody. (Simple)
    (g) The dacoit was sent to the court next day. (Active voice)
    (h) The court proved him guilty. (Complex)
    (i) As he was proved guilty, he was sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment. (Compound)
    (j) The wife of the house owner became happy when she heard it. (Simple)

    3. (a) Besides robbing the poor house owner, the dacoit murdered him.
    (b) The house owner’s wife raised a hue and cry so that her neighbours could knwo the presence of the dacoit.
    (c) No sooner had the neighbours heard the hue and cry than they rushed to the spot.
    (d) Sensing the presence of the neighbours, the dacoit attempted to flee.
    (e) He was handed over to the police by people.
    (f) Taking the dacoit, the police kept him in the custody.
    (g) The police sent the dacoit to the court next day.
    (h) The court proved that he was guilty.
    (i) He was proved guilty and so was sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment.
    (j) On hearing it, the wife of the house owner became happy.


Exercise-4
(a) The cuckoo is a bird of very shy nature. (Complex)
(b) It is not always found beside human habitation. (Make it affirmative)
(c) They hide themselves and coo from the high branches. (Simple)
(d) Though they are timid, they are clever. (Compound)
(e) They lay their eggs in the nests of crows. (Complex)
(f) They are cleverer than the crows. (Use positive degree)
(g) They do not hatch their eggs because they are layy. (Simple)
(h) The crows raise the baby cuckoos. (Passive voice)
(i) When the babies grwo up, they fly away. (Compound)
(j) Crows never understand it. (Make interrogative sentence)

Answer

4. (a) The cuckoo is a bird which is naturally very shy.
(b) It is sometimes found beside human habitation.
(c) Hiding themselves, they coo from the high branches.
(d) They are timid but clever.
(e) They lay their eggs in the nests which are made by crows.
(f) The crows are not as clever as they.
(g) Because of their layiness, they do not hatch their eggs.
(h) The baby cuckoos are raised by the crows.
(i) The babies grwo up and then fly away.
(j) Do crows ever understand it?

 

Exercise-5
(a) In spite of strict laws against acid violence, the ghastly crime is on the rise in Bangladesh. (Complex)
(b) The policy regarding its import and sale is being ignored by businessmen. (Active voice)
(c) Though we have reports of acid throwing in other countries too, the number of incidents is probably the highest in Bangladesh. (Compound)
(d) Experts say that three to five women a week are being burnt with acid in Bangladesh. (Simple)
(e) The criminals shwo no mercy in throwing acid to a face they were in love with a fwe days ago. (Make affirmative sentence)
(f) They become cruel to their beloved’s face. (Make negative sentence)
(g) They forget the face and thrwo acid to it. (Simple)
(h) The government should take stern action against the acid throwers. (Passive voice)
(i) We should shwo sympathy towards the acid survivors. (Make imperative sentence)
(j) We should come forward to save them. (Complex)

5. (a) Though there are strict laws against acid violence, the ghastly crime is on the rise in Bangladesh.
(b) Businessmen are ignoring the policy regarding its import and sale.
(c) We have reports of acid throwing in other countries too but the number of incidents is probably the highest in Bangladesh.
(d) According to the experts, three to five women a week are being burnt with acid in Bangladesh.
(e) The criminals shwo cruelty in throwing acid to a face they were in love with a fwe days ago.
(f) They do not become kind to their beloveds.
(g) Forgetting the face, they thrwo acid to it.
(h) Stern action should be taken against the acid throwers by the government.
(i) Let’s shwo sympathy towards the acid survivors.
(j) We should come forward so that we can save them.

 

Exercise-6

(a) Taimur was one of the greatest conquerors of the world. (Make positive)
(b) Young Taimur once attacked the province of a powerful prince. (Passive voice)
(c) He entered the kingdom of the prince and captured the large village. (Simple)
(d) Taimur’s soldiers were all killed by the army. (Active voice)
(e) He disguised himself as a poor traveler to survive. (Complex)
(f) He came to a house to ask for something to eat. (Complex)
(g) There lived an old woman in the house. (Complex)
(h) The woman became sympathetic to see Taimur. (Compound)
(i) The food was very hot. (Make exclamatory sentence)
(j) Taimur was too hungry to wait. (Compound)

Answers : 6. (a) Very fwe conquerors of the world were as great as Taimur.
(b) Once the province of a powerful prince was attacked by yourn Taimur.
(c) Entering the kingdom of the prince, he captured the large village.

(d) The army killed all of Taimur’s soldiers.
(e) He disguised himself as a poor traveler so that he could survive.
(f) He came to a house so that he could ask for something to eat.
(g) In the house, there lived a woman who was old.
(h) The woman swa Taimur and became sympathetic.
(i) Hwo hot the food was!
(j) Taimur was very hungry and could not wait.

Exercise-7
(a) Very fwe persons are as famous as Columbus. (Superlative)
(b) He passed his early life in sorrows. (Negative)
(c) He became a sailor in his boyhood. (Complex)
(d) During his voyage on the Mediterranean, he went to maû parts of Europe and Africa. (Complex)
(e) There he came in contact with many people and learnt maû things about them. (Simple)
(f) During these voyages very often Columbus gayed at the vast sheet of unlimited water.(Compound)
(g) What a great explorer he was! (Assertive)
(h) Later on he discovered America. (Complex)
(i) He was one of the greatest explorers in the world. (Positive)
(j) We nwo remember him with great respect. (Passive)

Answers : (a) Columbus is one of the most famous persons.
(b) He did not pass his early life in happiness.
(c) When he was a boy, he became a sailor.
(d) When he made his voyage on the Mediterranean, he went to maû parts of Europe and Africa.
(e) Coming in contact with maû people there, he learnt many things about them.
(f) Very often Columbus gayed at the vast sheet of unlimited water and he did it during these voyages.
(g) He was a great explorer indeed.
(h) It was later on when he discovered America.
(i) Very fwe explorers in the world were as great as he.
(j) Nwo he is remembered with great respect by us.

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