Clauses and Phrases Solved Exercises No.- 3 & 4

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Exercise-3

Directions:- Write these sentences using the non-defining relative clauses.

  1. Harpreet Kaur [Harpreet Kaur topped the list of the successful candidates] was a student of our school.
  2. His father [his father is a famous lawyer] has a flourishing practice.
  3. Kalidas [Kalidas is one of the world’s greatest dramatists] lived in Ujjain.
  4. You [you were on the spot] should know better.
  5. He [we sent him as our representative] should have put forward our grievances.
  6. Our English teacher [our English teacher has joined the staff recently speaks very good English.
  7. Your eldest brother [I happened to meet your eldest brother yesterday] has been my classmate.
  8. Trees [trees are essential for our survival] must be protected.
  9. We [we have been elected by the people] should rise to their expectations.
  10. Irfan [Irfan had a bad cold] didn’t come to school.
  11. His eldest sister [his eldest sister is the Surpanch] unfurled the national flag.
  12. My youngest sister [we call my youngest sister Ha] lives in Chennai.
  13. The Mandi Board [the Mandi Board was constituted last Monday] is meeting to elect its office bearers.

Answers:

  1. Harpreet Kaur, who topped the list of the successful candidates, was a student of our school.
  2. His father, who is a famous lawyer, has a flourishing practice.
  3. Kalidas, who is one of the world’s greatest dramatists lived in Ujjain.
  4. You, who you were on the spot, should know better.
  5. He, whom we sent as our representative, should have put forward our grievances.
  6. Our English teacher, who has joined the staff recently, speaks very good English.
  7. Your eldest brother, who I happened to meet yesterday, has been my classmate.
  8. Trees, that are essential for our survival, must be protected.
  9. We, who we have been elected by the people, should rise to their expectations.
  10. Irfan, who had a bad cold, didn’t come to school.
  11. His eldest sister, who is the Sarpanch, unfolded the national flag.
  12. My youngest sister, whom we call Ila, lives in Chennai.
  13. The Mandi Board, which was constituted last Monday, is meeting to elect its office bearers.

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Exercise-4

Rewrite the following sentences as defining or non-defining relative clauses keeping in view the context given with each one.

  1. [I have only one sister.]

 My sister [my sister lives in Ranchi] is an engineer.

  1. [He has more than one brother.]

His brother [his brother lives in Delhi] is an advocate.]

  1. [Rajni is sitting with a sister on one side and a brother on another.]

Rajni’s sister [Rajni’s sister was sitting on her left] sang a beautiful song.

  1. [Zubeda is sitting with two sisters, one on each side.]

Zubeda’s sister [Zubeda’s sister was sitting on her left] sang a beautiful song.

  1. [Claudia and three other girls are in a room.]

 Claudia spoke to the girl [the girl was sitting by the window.]

  1. [Rajbeer Kaur, one other girl, and three boys are in a room.]

Rajbeer Kaur spoke to the girl [the girl was sitting by the window.]

  1. [There was only one patient in the ward.]

The patient [the patient was admitted with head injury] died last night.

  1. [There were several patients in the ward.]

The patient [the patient was admitted with severe burns] died last night.

Answers:

1. My sister, who lives in Ranchi, is an engineer.

2.[He has more than one brother.]

 His brother who lives in Delhi is an advocate.]

3.[Rajni is sitting with a sister on one side and a brother on another.]

Rajni’s sister who was sitting on her left sang a beautiful song.

4. Zubeda’s sister who was sitting on her left sang a beautiful song.

5. [Claudia and three other girls are in a room.]

 Caludia spoke to the girl, who was sitting by the window.

6. [Rajbeet Kaur, one other girl, and three boys are in a room.]

 Rajbeet Kaur spoke to the girl who was sitting by the window.]

7. [There was only one patient in the ward.]

The patient, who was admitted with the head injury, died last night.

8. [There were several patients in the ward.]

The patient who was admitted with severe burns died last night.

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