Splitting Sentences

Splitting Sentences: Sometimes a bigger sentence can be split up into short sentences. This process is called ‘Splitting’.

Actually, Splitting Sentences is the reverse process of ‘Joining Sentences‘.

Splitting Sentences

SPLITTING INTO SIMPLE SENTENCES


Splitting Sentences into simple ones.

SentencesSplit Up
The sun has risen, and the fog dispersed.The sun rose. The fog dispersed.
Besides giving them advice, we helped them financially.We gave them advice. We also helped them financially.
We had a trip to Darjeeling where we stayed for ten days.We had a trip to Darjeeling. We stayed there for ten days.
I have found my book which was lost.My book was lost. I have found it.
No one knows where he has gone.He has gone to someplace. No one knows the place.
A man had a strange goose that laid a golden egg every day.A man had a strange goose. The goose laid a golden egg every day.
Bring me the umbrella that is on the table.There is an umbrella on the table. Bring me that.
Everybody knows that the boy who came to me for help is a liar and a cheat.A boy came to me for help. He is a liar. He is a cheat. Everybody knows this.
He is such stupid that I don’t like him, though I know him very well.He is stupid. I know him very well. I don’t like him.

SPLITTING SENTENCES EXERCISES


Split up the following sentences into short Simple sentences :

  • The birds sat on the trees and sang so sweetly that the children used to stop their games in order to listen to them. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • He had been to visit his friend the Cornish Ogre and had stayed with him for seven years. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • After the seven years were over, he had said all that he had to say, for his conversation was limited, and he determined to return to his own castle. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • So he built a high wall all around it, and put up a notice board with the warning “Trespassers will be prosecuted.” [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • They tried to play on the road, but the road was very dusty and full of hard stones, and they did not like it. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • So he crept downstairs and opened the front door quite softly, and went out into the garden. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • But when the children saw him, they were so frightened that they all ran away and the garden became winter again. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • Only the little boy did not run, for his eyes were so full of tears that he did not see the Giant coming. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • The Giant stole up behind him and took him gently in his hands, and put him up into the tree. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • He could not play about any more, so he sat in a huge armchair, watched the children at their games, and admired his garden. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • When the children ran in that afternoon, they found the Giant lying dead under the tree, all covered with white blossoms. [‘The Selfish Giant’]
  • Additional manuring is not required in soils receiving fresh silt every year or in soils well-manured for crops preceding jute. [‘The Importance of Jute’]
  • People with nothing else to do used to gather in the street on fine mornings to watch them pass, and shout encouragement to them. [‘A Daily Drama’]
  • He would open his bag to put it in, and then, taking a quick look at it, he would pause, speechless. [‘A Daily Drama’]
  • Then he would go to the hall, where it was my aunt’s custom to have all the children ready to say goodbye to him. [‘A Daily Drama’]
  • Here in the Himalayan foothills where Rakesh lived with his grandfather, there were few fruit trees. [‘The Cherry Tree’]
  • One day Mr Ali who was born and brought up in Kolkata, got together a few local youths to keep their surroundings clean. [‘Self-help for Cleaner Surroundings’]
  • A significant part of this is architecture and certainly, Kolkata is famous for its monuments and important buildings. [‘Kolkata: Her Monuments and Eminent People’]

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