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So that

It is used to combine or rewrite sentences for denoting a purpose. To understand it, let’s look at the following sentences, Mathew saves Rs.5000 every month from his salary.  He wants to buy a Laptop. Of these two sentences, whereas the first one shows an action ( saving Rs.5000 ),  the second denotes a purpose […]

So…that

It is used to combine or rewrite sentences denoting a result. Eg: Mahesh is very tall.  So he can touch the ceiling. Here from the above sentences, we can understand the fact that,  it is Mahesh’s tallness  that makes himself able to touch the ceiling. That is,  his ability to touch the ceiling is the […]

In spite of or Despite

‘In spite of’  or  ‘Despite’ This is used to combine or rewrite sentences denoting contradictory facts. Eg:  1.  Martin was intelligent.  But he could not solve the problem. Although Mary sang beautifully,  she did not get  first prize. Here,  as we can see,   the above two examples show contradictory facts.  These types of sentences can […]

Scarcely……when or hardly…….when

Scarcely……when or  Hardly……..when It is used to combine or rewrite sentences denoting two simultaneous past actions. Eg:  I reached the railway station.  At once, the train arrived.        As soon as I thought of having ice cream, my friend bought one for me. Let’s study step by step how to combine or rewrite sentences with  […]

No sooner ………. than

No sooner……than. It is used to  rewrite sentences denoting two simultaneous past actions  like  ‘As soon as‘ Eg:   No sooner  did he reach the office  than he got a transfer order.   Let’s study the following steps to rewrite sentences.   * First of all, the words  ‘As soon as,   soon,   at once,     when,    scarcely….when,  […]

As soon as

As soon as It is used to denote two simultaneous past actions . That is,  the two past actions happening at the same time.   To understand it, let’s go through the following two sentences. I  reached the railway station.   At once, the train arrived. Here we can see two actions.  Reached   and   […]

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