10th English Grammar ( Do as directed )

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Published on February 18, 2014

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10th English Grammar ( Do as directed ) 1. I had just stepped out of the bathtub and was busily rubbing myself with a towel when I heard the steps . (Pick out the verbs from the sentence and state the tense of each.) Ans: had stepped : past perfect tense,was rubbing : past continuous (progressive) tense, heard : simple past tense 2. I could see the faint shine of plates on the plate-rail; I couldn’t see the table. (Rewrite using’although’.) Ans: Although I could see the faint shine of plates on the plate-rail, I couldn’t see the table. 3. There’s something downstairs. (Add a question tag.) Ans: There’s something downstairs,isn’t there? 4. I slammed shut the door at the stairs top and held my knee against it . (Rewrite using the ‘-ing’ from of the word ‘slammed) Ans: Slamming shut the door at the stairs top, I held my knee against it . 5. She flung up a window of her bedroom.

(Pick out the preposition). Ans: of 6. I’ll stay with mother.She’s all excited. (Combine using a subordinato OR Combine into a complex sentence.) Ans: I’ll stay with mother because she’s all excited. 7. We’ll sell the house and go back to Peoria. (Rewrite using ‘after’. OR Rewrite as a complex sentence.) Ans: After we sell the house, we’ll go back to Peoria. 8. A heavy policeman bounded up the steps. (Frame a’Wh-‘type question to get ‘A heavy policeman’ as answer.) Ans: Who bounded up the steps? 9. Doors were yanked open. (Change the voice.) Ans: They yanked open the doors. 10. It would never sleep anywhere except on the zither. (Rewrite as an affirmative sentence.) Ans: It would sleep only on the zither. 11. The lady seems hysterical.(Add a question tag.) Ans: The lady seems hysterical,doesn’t she? 12. Grandfather grabbed Zither’s gun from its holster and let fly. (Rewrite using the ‘-ing’ form of the word ‘grabbed’)

Ans: Grabbing Zither’s gun from its holster, grandfather let fly. 13. I had put on one of mother’s blouses, not being able to find anything else. (Rewrite using ‘since’.) Ans: I had put on one of mother’s blouses, since I had not been able to find anything else. 14. Over his third cup of coffee, he glared at Herman . (Rewrite beginning with ‘While’.) Ans: While he was having his third cup of coffee, he glared at Herman. Keep on visiting www.ednexa.com for more 10th English Grammar study material. - Team Ednexa

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