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What kind of sentence is this? And why?

Could you please explain why is this sentence below an assertive sentence and not an interrogative sentence? "Through taking action can we only change our future." I mean "can we only&...
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Change the voice: "He does not like people laughing at him."

"He does not like people laughing at him." Here the subject is "He" and the object is "people laughing at him". Now, I will have to make "people laughing at him"...
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Grammar: Transformation

Is it possible to transform all sentences into 'Simple, Compound & Complex' from one another, or are there any exceptions? Kindly clarify. Besides music, he learnt karate. What are the Compound &...
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How to transform this correctly?

The question is: Attir prefers hiking in the hills to relaxing on a beach. We need to use rather. However, there are options and I need to choose the most appropriate one. The options are: (a)- ...
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Transformation?

Yesterday the inspector asked me: “So, when did you last meet Jane?” Yesterday the inspector asked me when ________________________________last. I can't think of anything different than "when ...
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"He is none but fit for the job" - does this sentence convey the same meaning as the following sentences? [closed]

I'm learning sentence transformation. Though my main confusion with the meaning of the 3rd sentence, could anybody please check the following 3 sentences and let me know whether they convey the same ...
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Syntax operations. What are the operations involved in the pair here?

What are the syntactic operations are involved in the following pair? IT was: she talked with him via email? IT became: With whom did she talk via email? syntax My book shows that ...
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Compound sentence or simple sentence. (We sang and danced all night)

I am actually confused to know whether the following sentence is compound or simple sentence. My sentence is: ( She sang and danced all night). As far as, I know that this sentence has 'conjunction' ...
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Passive vs 'able' adjective

When I was preparing for my FCE exam I came across a task which I cannot really fully understand. The task was the word transformation. I got it all right, except only one. The sentence was: Then ...
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Transformation into compound sentence

What will be the compound sentence of the following complex sentence ? "If I did not help the autuority , the guilty would run away ."
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Confusing transformation into compound sentences

What would be the transformation of the following sentences into compound sentences? "If you want success , you will have to do be diligent." "If I didn't help him, he wouldn't pass the exam." MY ...
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Which variant of transformation is the right one?

The sentence is given: They could easily win the game. I must transform it using the word "chance". Which one is right: They had every chance of winning the game. or They have every chance of ...
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Transform the sentence "As soon as the child sees the mother, it begins to smile." [closed]

As soon as the child sees the mother, it begins to smile.(Change it using "No sooner..... than"). Please help me to transform the sentence.
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Transformation of the sentence with reported speech

Today I was doing sentence transformation exercises and I found this sentence: 1."Yes, I left the door unlocked", said Daisy. 2.Daisy ________ the door unlocked. (having) I had to use from two ...
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How can I ask what number of time it is of the person doing something in correct and concise way? [duplicate]

The answer I'd like to receive upon my question is this: It is my 4th. The question I'd like to ask is something like this: What timeth is it you are trying to do this?, or What timeth you ...
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Direct To Indirect Speech : Conversion of 'do'?

I was practicing direct to indirect conversion, when I saw something peculiar in the sentences. Consider the sentence given below - 1) He said to me, "Where do you live?". I considered various ...
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What is the positive statement of the question "Whose frying pan is this?"

What is the positive statement of the question "Whose frying pan is this?" I mean How can I transform from question to the positive statement. What would it look like? I hope I explain myself ...
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Sentence Transformation of "Not only ... but also"

Myanmar is a beautiful country. It is rich in natural resources. If I rewrite this sentence as Myanmar is not only a beautiful country but also rich in natural resources. Will it be ...
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How do I simplify the sentence "I insisted that Mandela had a strong personality"?

I have to make the following sentence-simple : I insisted that Mandela had a strong personality. I think it'll be right- I insisted on Mandela's having a strong personality. or, I insisted ...
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Transform "We got ..." structures

I didn't know they were gonna send a death squad! Hang on! Hey, we got ourselves a winner! Don's got it over here. Look out! We lost them! Good job, stranger from the cornfields! ...
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