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08. Rule: Scarcely ... .. . when/ Hardly ... .. . when:

Incomplete: Scarcely had we reached the stadium when_____.
Complete: Scarcely had we reached the stadium when it rained.

Incomplete: Scarcely had I reached the station_____.
Complete: Scarcely had I reached the station when the train left.

Incomplete: Hardly had we taken shelter under a big tree when_____.
Complete: Hardly had we taken shelter under a big tree when the storm started.

Incomplete: Hardly had we reached college_____.
Complete: Hardly had we reached college when the exam began.

Incomplete: Hardly had we taken shelter under a big tree when_____.
Complete: Hardly had we taken shelter under a big tree when the storm started.

Incomplete: _____ when he ran away.
Complete: Hardly had the police reached there when he ran away.


09. Rule: I wish/ If:

Incomplete: I wish_____.
Complete: I wish I had the wings of a dove.

Incomplete: I wish_____.
Complete: I wish I were a king.

Incomplete: If I were a rich man_____.
Complete: If I were a rich man I would help the poor.

Incomplete: If I --------!
Complete: If I were a child again!


10. Rule: Unless:

Incomplete: Unless he works hard_____.
Complete: Unless he works hard he will not pass.

Incomplete: Unless he works hard_____.
Complete: Unless he works hard he will not pass.

Incomplete: You cannot find others to love you unless_____.
Complete: You cannot find others to love you unless you love them.

Incomplete: You cannot find others to love you unless_____.
Complete: You cannot find others to love you unless you love them.

Incomplete: Unless he gets up early in the morning,_____.
Complete: Unless he gets up early in the morning, he will miss the first bus.

Incomplete: I'll take the job unless_____.
Complete: I'll take the job unless the pay is too low.

11. Rule: Because:

Incomplete: We should say ‘no’ to corruption because_____.
Complete: We should say ‘no’ to corruption because it destroys everything.

Incomplete: He was published because_____.
Complete: He was published because he behaved badly.

Incomplete: They think female children need no education because_____.
Complete: They think female children need no education because they will be married off.

Incomplete: He could not attend the meeting because_____.
Complete: He could not attend the meeting because he was ill.

Incomplete: A patriot is respected because_____.
Complete: A patriot is respected because he works his country.

Incomplete: But now a days peaceful atmosphere is absent from the college because_____.
Complete: But now a days peaceful atmosphere is absent from the college because of politics.

Incomplete: They cannot improve their condition because_____.
Complete: They cannot improve their condition because they are illiterate.


12. Rule: Lest:

Incomplete: Take your umbrella lest_____.
Complete: Take your umbrella lest you should fall in the rain.

Incomplete: The students work faster lest_____.
Complete: The students work faster lest they should/might miss the class.

Incomplete: He hurried to the station lest, _____.
Complete: He hurried to the station lest, he should miss the train.

Incomplete: He ran fast lest she should reach the station_____.
Complete: He ran fast lest he should reach the station.

Incomplete: The old man is walking carefully lest he should fall down_____.
Complete: The old man is walking carefully lest he should fall down.

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