Ex. 21 Conditional Sentences
- Henry talks to his dog as if it understood him
- If they had left the house earlier, they wouldn’t so late getting to the airport that they could not check their baggage.
- If I finish the dress before Saturday, I will give it to my sister for her birthday.
- If I had seen the movie, I would have told you about it last night.
- Had Bob not interfered in his sister’s marital problems, there could have been peace between them.
- He would give you the money if he had it.
- I wish they could stop making so much noise so that I could concentrate.
- She would call you immiediately if she needed help.
- Had they arrived at the sale early, they would have found a better selection.
- We hope that you enjoyed the party last night.
- If you have enough time, please painted the chair before you leave.
- We could go for a drive if today were Saturday.
- If she wins the prize, it will be because she had writes very well.
- Mike wished that the editors could have permitted him to copy some of their material.
- Joel wishes that he could have spent his vacation on the Gulf Coast next year.
- I will accept if they invite me to the party.
- If your mother buys that car for you, will you be happy?
- If he had decided earlier, he could have left on the afternoon flight.
- Had we known your address, we would have written you a letter.
- If the roofer doesn’t come soon, the rain couldn’t leak inside.
- Because Rose did si poorly on the exam, she whises that she had studied harder last night.
- My dog always wakes me up if he heard strange noises.
- If you seen Mary today, please ask her to call me.
- If he gets the raise, it will be because he does a good job.
- The teacher will not accept our work if we turned it in late.
- Mrs. Wood always talks to her tenth-grade students as though they were adults.
- If he had left already, he would have called us.
- If they had known him, they could have talked to him.
- He would understand it if you could explained it to him more slowly.
- I could understand the French teacher if she could spoke more slowly.
Ex. 26 Adjectives and Adverbs
- Rita plays the violin well.
- That is an intense novel.
- The sun is shining bright.
- The girls speak fluent French.
- The boys speak Spanish fluently.
- The table has a smooth surface.
- We must figure our income tax returns accurately.
- We don’t like to drink bitter tea.
- The plane will arrive soon.
- He had an accident because he was driving too fast.
Ex. 27 Linking (Copulative) Verbs
- Your cold sounds terrible.
- The pianist plays very well.
- The food in the restaurant always tastes good.
- The campers remained calm despite the thunderstorm.
- They became sick after eating the contaminated food.
- Professor Calandra looked quickly at the students sketches.
- Paco was working diligently in the project.
- Paul protested vehemently about the new proposals.
- Our neighbors appreared relaxed after their vacation.
- The music sounded too noisy to be classical.
Ex. 28 Comparisons
- John and his friends left as soon as the professor had finished his lecture.
- His job is more important than his friend’s.
- He plays the guitar as well as Andres Segovia.
- A new house is much more expensive than an older one.
- Last week was as hot as this week.
- Martha is more talented than her cousin.
- Bill’s descriptions are more colorful than his wife’s.
- Nobody is happier than Maria Elena.
- The boys felt worse than the girls about losing the game.
- A greyhound runs faster than a Chihuahua.
Ex. 29 Comparisons
- The Empire State Building is taller than the Statue of Liberty.
- California is farther from New York than Pennsylvania.
- His assignment is different from mine.
- Louise reads more quickly than his sisters.
- No animal is so big as King Kong.
- That report is less impressive than the government’s.
- Sam wears the same shirt as his teammates.
- Dave paints much more realistically than his professor.
- The twins have less money at the end of the month than they have at the beginning.
- Her sports car is different from Nancy’s.
Ex. 30 Comparisons
- Of the four dresses, I like the red one best.
- Phil is the happiest person that we known.
- Pat’s car is faster than Dan’s.
- This is the creamist ice cream I have had in a log time.
- This poster is more colorful than the one in the ball.
- Does Fred feel better today than he did yesterday?
- This vegetable soup tastes very good.
- while trying to balance the baskets on her head, the woman walked more awkwardly than her daughter.
- Jane is the less athletic of all the women.
- My car is the prettier of the two.
- This summary is the best of the pair.
- Your heritage is different from mine.
- This painting is less impressive than the one in the other gallery.
- The colder the weather gets, the sicker I feel.
- No sooner had he received the letter than he called Maria.
- A mink coat costs twice as much as a sable coat.
- Jim has as few opportunities to play tennis as I.
- That recipe calls for many more sugar than mine does.
- The museum is the farthest away of the three buildings.
- George Washington is more famous than John Jay.