Examples of Compound Sentences

Two or more than two short sentences can usually be joined into a single sentence. This process is called Joining. We can join two or more sentences into a single sentence by making it :

  • Simple sentence
  • Complex sentence
  • Compound sentence

In this post, you will find the top 100+ examples of Compound Sentences.

Examples of Compound Sentences

Examples of Compound Sentences


  1. The rain ceased and we resumed our work.
  2. She must read hard or she will not pass the examination.
  3. He is poor but he is honest.
  4. He is a teacher and a social worker.
  5. We must eat or we can not live.
  6. He tried hard, but he did not succeed.
  7. He wanted to avoid punishment and so he fled.
  8. He not only made a promise he kept it.
  9. She is clever, but not industrious.
  10. The earth is round, and we can easily prove it.
  11. He wanted to succeed in life and so he worked hard.
  12. I lost the key yesterday, but have found it.
  13. The sunset and we came back home.
  14. Spare the rod and spoil the child.
  15. Cross the line and you will be arrested.
  16. Do or die.
  17. He was very tired, and therefore he fell asleep.
  18. Obey me or you will be beaten.
  19. One word more and I will turn you out.
  20. They were poor but they were happy.
  21. He gives a command and it is immediately carried out.
  22. It was a rainy day and so we did not go to school.
  23. Do it and you will be punished.
  24. Work hard or you will fail.
  25. You are wrong and I am sure of this (it).
  26. He was ill and therefore he could not go.
  27. Do it or you will regret it.
  28. Rahim went home and took a rest for a while.
  29. He was very sorry and left for home early.
  30. He was poor but he did not blame his fate.
  31. Dr. Roy was not only a physician but also a statesman.
  32. You must give up smoking or you will suffer.
  33. He must work or he will fail.
  34. He went to Science City and he was surprised.
  35. Not only money but also health is necessary to be happy.
  36. His father died and this added to his misfortune.
  37. He was old but (he was) young at heart.
  38. She has her pitfalls, yet (nevertheless) I love her.
  39. He is very ill but (still) he goes to his office.
  40. You must avoid smoking otherwise you will not live long.
  41. Neither a borrower nor a lender is.
  42. Do take another chance, else your life will be in peril.
  43. His work was unsatisfactory, therefore he was dismissed.
  44. He was sincere, so he gained a promotion.
  45. The sunset and we went home.
  46. The boy was insolent, and so I punished him.
  47. He wanted to avoid punishment and so he ran away.
  48. He not only made a promise but kept it.
  49. The teacher entered the room and the boys stopped talking.
  50. He finished all books, and he has nothing left to read.
  51. He did not brush their teeth, nor did he comb their hair.
  52. We took the train, but it was crowded.
  53. My dad does not have a debit card, but he does have a credit card.
  54. Tina wants to make cookies, but there is no flour left.
  55. Daddy bought new towels but forgot to buy soaps for the bathroom.
  56. We were hungry, so we made a sandwich.
  57. Listen and I will tell you all.
  58. She must weep or she will die.
  59. He was very tired and therefore he fall asleep.
  60. Beware of pick-pockets and there will be no trouble.
  61. Leave this room or I will compel you to do so.
  62. Jones is a rich man but he is not honest.
  63. Search his pockets and you will find the watch.
  64. Do as I tell you, or you will regret it.
  65. The lion was wounded but not killed.
  66. Speak and you will die.
  67. Speak or die.
  68. He did his best, still, he failed.
  69. My father gave me a pen and I have lost it.
  70. You have made a mistake and of this I am certain.
  71. He has recovered from illness, and I am glad about it.
  72. He got the telegram, and immediately he left in a taxi.
  73. He aimed at winning the prize and worked hard.
  74. He not only did his own work, but also he helped me.
  75. He shifted himself along the arm and rose to his feet.
  76. You may take this pen or you may take that.
  77. He was poor and so he could not shine in life.
  78. He is in great trouble, still, he is cheerful.
  79. He must work very hard and make up for the lost time.
  80. He betrayed the country, and this was to his eternal disgrace.
  81. He not only robbed the poor child but also murdered her.
  82. He must work very hard, or he will not win the first prize.
  83. He must not attempt to escape, or he will be put to death.
  84. He worked hard, yet did not succeed.
  85. He was unlucky and therefore met with a bad accident on the eve of this examination.
  86. The boy was disobedient, and so the teacher punished him.
  87. I gave him not only money but also good advice.
  88. Love the neighbours and be a friend to them.
  89. John did his best but could not succeed.
  90. Tagore was not only a poet but also a great statesman.
  91. He not only robbed the poor boy but also killed him.
  92. He finished his exercise and put away his books.
  93. Not only did his father give him money, But his mother too.
  94. We make our fortunes and we call them fate.
  95. He is poor but I know that he is an honest man.
  96. I told them why I stole it but they laughed at me.
  97. The boy heard, judged, and decided cases.
  98. Our hoards are little but our hearts are great.
  99. Neither a borrower nor a lender is.
  100. I went in but I missed you and so I left.

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