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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! ...