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Creating Long Sentences in English

Boost Your Communication Skills · English Daily Use

by Manik Joshi

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This Book Covers The Following Topics:Patterns For Creating Long Sentences01 — Using '-ING Form of Verbs' (I)02 — Using '-ING Form of Verbs' (II)03 — Using '-ING Form of Verbs' (III)04 — Using 'With + -ING Form of Verbs'05 — Using 'Series'06 — Using 'From – To'07 — Using 'Connecting Words or Phrases'08 – Using 'Parenthesis'09 – Miscellaneous PatternsSample This:01 — Using '-ING Form of Verbs' (I)Example 01:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades, causing agricultural distress and forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work.Main verb – described-ING form of verbs – causing, forcingExplanation:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades.Draught is causing agricultural distress.Draught is also forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work.Example 02:Offering huge relief to ten thousand families belonging to the below poverty line category in the state, minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months.Main verb – directed-ING form of verbs – offering, belongingExplanation:Minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months.Minister offered huge relief to ten thousand families.Families belonged to the below poverty line category in the state.Example 03:A deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US, grounding flights, turning highways into the ice rinks and knocking out power to tens of thousands preparing for the New Year holiday.Main verb – blanketed-ING form of verbs – grounding, turning, knocking, preparingExplanation:A deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US.Storm grounded flights.Storm turned highways into the ice rinks.Storm knocked out power to tens of thousands who were preparing for the New Year holiday.Example 04:From undertaking constructions activities when it did not have funds, never submitting utilization certificates for works it did, charging high centage than all other procuring excess expenditure and rarely accounting for unspent balances, the department indulged in financial jugglery that could put the best accountants to shame.Main verb – indulged-ING form of verbs – undertaking, submitting, charging, accountingExplanation:The department indulged in financial jugglery that could put the best accountants to shame.Department undertook constructions activities when it did not have funds.Department never submitted utilization certificates for works it did.Department charged high centage than all other procuring excess expenditure.Department rarely accounted for unspent balances.Example 05:City continued to reel under massive traffic jams due to water-logging as heavy rains lashed the city for second consecutive day, flooding several arterial roads and leaving commuters stranded for hours while exposing civic bodies' lack of preparedness to deal with the perennial problem.Main verbs – continued, lashed-ING form of verbs – flooding, leaving, exposingExplanation:City continued to reel under massive traffic jams due to water-logging.Heavy rains lashed the city for second consecutive day.Heavy rains flooded several arterial roads.Heavy rains left commuters stranded for hours.Heavy rains exposed civic bodies' lack of preparedness to deal with the perennial problem.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Manik Joshi
Imprint:
Smashwords Edition
Publication Date:
2013
Series:
English Daily Use

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Manik Joshi (Author)

Manik Joshi Was Born On Jan 26, 1979 At Ranikhet And Is Permanent Resident Of Haldwani, Kumaon Zone Of India. He Is An Internet Marketer By Profession. He Is Interested In Domaining (Business Of Buying And Selling Domain Names), Web Designing (Cre...

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