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Write compound sentences in English

Viết bởi: Le Quoc Chon, 05 09 2021

A compound sentence is composed of at least 2 simple sentences, combined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, but, so, for, or, nor, yet.)

The gold disappeared with the mice, so the greedy man got nothing.

He dropped a rice ball, and it rolled into a hole in the ground.

They were poor, but they were happy.

The greedy man wanted all of the mice’s gold, so he pretended to be a cat.

He could choose a big box, or he could choose a small one.

I need to sleep early tonight, for I have classes tomorrow morning.

He does not eat cake, nor does he eat biscuits.

He is overweight and feels bad, yet he does not want to do any physical exercise.

Time to write more compound sentences

The gold disapeared with the mice, so the greedy man got nothing.

He started meowing loudly, and the frightened mice ran away.

Yesterday we went shopping, but we didn’t buy anything.

The stores were crowed, and they were noisy.

We ate lunch, and then we went home.

It became very dark, and she was suddenly afraid.

They walked for a long time, but they couldn’t find the road.

She became very tired and tried to rest, but her fear prevented her from sleeping.

She wanted to be free, but freedom can be dangerous when we disobey.

I like to swim in the ocean, but I don’t like to swim in a river.

I was born in Viet Nam, so I know quite details about cultivating rice.

You should eat more, or you’ll get sick.

We have to find a shelter quickly, or we’ll be freeze out here.

I was really tired, so I decided to take a break and listen to music for a while.


I was scared, yet I was also curious about that old lady.

The weather is beautiful, yet it is supposed to rain this morning.

She didn’t talk, nor did she move.

The book isn’t very long, nor is it difficult to read.

Muslims do not drink alcohol, nor do they eat pork.

Some Christians do not work on Sunday, for Sunday is their day to worship.

People who believe in the Hindu religion do not eat beef, for they believe that cows are sacred.

Muslim men are permitted to have four wives, yet few of them have more than one.

Buddhist monks do not marry, nor do they own property.

I have studied English in school for ten years, yet I haven’t spoken English well.

Many children who watch television all day long don’t learn how to read well, for watching television is a passive action that does not help learning much.

In some countries, women cannot vote, nor can they work outside their home.

The United States is one of the richest countries in the world, yet millions of american peope are homeless.

Everyone should know at least two languages, for this broadens the mind and brings more opportunities for success in life.

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