Simple to Compound Sentence

Transformation of a sentence is the change of form of the sentence without changing the meaning.

In this post, you will find important rules, patterns, and examples.

Simple to Compound Sentence

Simple to Compound Sentence Conversion


Simple to Compound Sentence Pattern 1


By using Cumulative Conjunctions [and, also, both….and, as well as, not less than, not only….but also, etc.]

SENTENCE (Simple)TRANSFORMED (Compound)
Going to the Science City he was surprised.He went to Science City and he was surprised.
Besides money, health is necessary to be happy.Not only money but also health is necessary to be happy.
To add to his misfortunes his father died.His father died and this added to his misfortune.

Simple to Compound Sentence Pattern 2


By using Adversative Conjunctions [but, still yet, nevertheless, however, whereas, etc]

SENTENCE (Simple)TRANSFORMED (Compound)
In spite of being old he was young at heart.He was old but (he was) young at heart.
Notwithstanding her pitfalls, I love her.She has her pitfalls, yet (nevertheless) I love her.
Although very ill, he goes to his office.He is very ill but (still) he goes to his office.

Simple to Compound Sentence Pattern 3


By using Alternative Conjunctions [either….or, neither….nor, or, else, otherwise, etc.]

SENTENCE (Simple)TRANSFORMED (Compound)
You must avoid smoking to live longer.You must avoid smoking otherwise you will not live long.
Don’t be a borrower or a lender.Neither a borrower nor a lender is.
Take another chance at the peril of your life.Do take another chance, else your life will be in peril.

Simple to Compound Sentence Pattern 4


By using Illative Conjunctions [therefore, then, so, for, etc.]

SENTENCE (Simple)TRANSFORMED (Compound)
His works being unsatisfactory he was dismissed.His work was unsatisfactory, therefore he was dismissed.
He gained promotion by virtue of his sincerity.He was sincere, so he gained a promotion.

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