With a view to learning to change a complex sentence into a compound sentence,we should have to find out the principle clause and the subordinate clause from it and then we have to make /turn them in a compound sentence using an appropriate conjunction.In this lesson we are going to change a complex sentence where a relative pronoun (who/which/whom/that) has been used into a compound sentence.
Read the following sentences:-
Complex:-I know the boy who came here.
Compound:-I know the boy and he came here.
Complex:-This is the lady whom you met.
Compound:-This is the lady and you met her.
Complex:-This is the book which you lost.
Compound:-This is the book and you lost it.
Complex:-The machine that you imported are working well.
Compound:- you imported the machine and they are working well.
Complex:-subject+verb+noun/pronoun +relative pronoun+verb+ext.
Compound:-subject+verb+noun/pronoun +and+pronoun of the antecedent of the relative pronoun+verb+ext.
If there is a relative pronoun in the complex sentence,it will be deleted in compound sentence by "and".After "and" a pronoun of the antecedent will be used.Here the noun or pronoun before the relative pronoun is called antecedent.