Embedded Thoughts: Combining Sentences
by Embedding Thoughts
Combine the following sets of sentences by changing the words in italics to embedded verbals or verbal phrases.
a. (embed a verbal only) That beach may not be open to the public much longer. It is eroding.
That eroding beach may not be open to the public much longer.
b. (embed a verbal phrase) The smaller beach is hidden around the bluff. It has higher and stronger dunes.
Hidden around the bluff, the smaller beach has higher and stronger dunes.
1. The soldiers avoided the children. The children were sleeping.