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ONLINE ENGLISH GRAMMAR TEST (self-test)
Reduced adverb clauses 2
Combine the two sentences into ONE sentence, choosing the correct REDUCED ADVERB CLAUSE:
eg: "I was playing tennis. Later, I called my mother. -->
After playing tennis
, I called my mother."
I was driving past the bank. I saw Jeffrey.
I saw Jeffrey ________________.
after driving past the bank
before driving past the bank
while driving past the bank
I was camping in the Mojave Desert. I saw lots of snakes.
I saw lots of snakes ________________ in the Mojave desert.
She knew I didn't have any money. She paid for my meal.
________________, she paid for my meal.
While knowing that I didn't have any money
Knowing that I didn't have any money
Upon knowing that I didn't have any money
She was worried about her son. She called the police.
________________, she called the police.
Before worrying about her son
Worried about her son
While worrying about her son
He looked at her. He was hoping she would say something.
He looked at her, ________________.
hoping she would say something
before hoping she would say something
since hoping she would say something
Brush you teeth. After that, go to bed.
Don't go to bed ________________ your teeth.
He finished his homework. He went to bed.
________________, he went to bed.
After finishing his homework
While finishing his homework
Before finishing his homework
I finished the book. I lent it to my sister.
________________ the book, I lent it to my sister.
Fiona fell asleep. She was watching TV.
Fiona fell asleep ________________.
since watching TV
before watching TV
He came to The United States. He has gained 10 pounds.
He has gained 10 pounds ________________.
before coming to the United States
since coming to the United States
while coming to the United States
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