Completing Sentence

Requirement to complete an in complete sentence, we must have knowledge.

About sentence structure.

About syntax.

About types of sentence (according to meaning and structure).

About clauses and their classifications.

About right form of verb and subject-verb agreement.

About verbs and their classifications.

Requirement enhanced vocabulary .

Logical reasoning.

Strategies for completing sentence

Although/though

Tactaic-1: Independent clause + although/thought + dependent clauses.

Tactic-2: Although/though + dependent clause + comma + Independent clause.

Incomplete sentence Complete sentence
They have not pride…. They have not pride thought they are rich/educated.
Although he was innocent…. Although he was innocent, he was punished.
….though he was poor. He was honest though he was poor.

As/since/because

Tactic-1: Independent clause + as/since/because + dependent clause.

Tactic-2: As/since/because + dependent clause + comma + independent clause.

Incomplete sentence Complete sentence
As he was old….. As he was old, he could not carry the heavy load.
Since I was ill….. Since I was ill, he was absent in the meeting.
……because he was guilty. He was punished because he was guilty.

Yet

Tactic-1: Independent clause + yet + dependent clause.

Tactic-2: Although/though +dependent clause + yet + independent clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete sentence
……..yet he was unable to do it. He was healthy, yet he was unable to do it.
……...they are good players. They have lost the match, yet they are good players.
Though Nipa came here…. Though Nipa came here, yet she could meet me.

So….that

Tactic-1: Subject + verb1(present form) + so + adv./adj. + that + subject + can’t + verb (present) +...

Tactic-2: Subject + verb2(past form) + so + adv. /adj. + that + subject + couldn’t + verb (present) +...

Tactic-3: Subject + verb1(present form) + so + ad. /adj. + that + subject +verb (present).

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Tania is so weak….. Tania is so weak that she cannot speak.
Mamun was so hard worker that… Mamun was so hard worker that he could succeed.
……that he is unable to go there. Nannu is so ill that he is unable to go there.

So that/in order that

Tactic-1: Subject + verb1 + other words + so that + subject + can/may + verb1..

Tactic-2: Subject + verb1 + other words + so that + subject + could/might + verb1..

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
…..she could see me personally. Niha came here so that she could see me personally.
…..they can meet the boss. They waited in the office so that they could meet the boss.
Azad did the word so that…. Azad did the work so that he could earn more.

As if/as though

Tactic-1: Present indefinite + as if/as though + were (for be-verb) + other words.

Tactic-2: Present indefinite + as if/as though + past indefinite (for main verb).

Tactic-3: Past indefinite + as if/as though + past perfect.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He talks….. He talks as if he knows everything about this.
……as thought she was actual heroine. She acted before us as if she was actual heroine.
He told the matter….. He told the matter as though he presented there.

While

Tactic-1: While + past continuous + past indefinite.

Tactic-2: Past indefinite + while + past continuous.

Tactic-3: Past continuous + while + past continuous.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
While I was reading….. While I was reading, he was asleep.
…..….she was singing. I did the assignment while she was singing.
……they were playing football. Amit was writing while they were planning football.

Lest

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + other words + lest + should/might + verb1+ other words.

Tactic-2: Imperative sentence (beginning with verb) + lest + should/might + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Wait here lest…… Wait here lest you should lose the path.
He took the torch….. He took the torch lest he should slip.
…..lest she should get wet. Nipa takes an umbrella lest she should get wet.

Despite/in spite of

Tactic-1: In spite of + possessive form of subject + being (for to be verb)/having (for to have verb) + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-2: In spite of + possessive form of subject + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-3: Despite + possessive form of subject + being (for to be verb)/having (for to have verb) + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-4: In spite of + being (for to be verb)/having (for to have verb) + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-5: In spite of + verb + ing + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-6: In spite of + possessive form of subject + adjective form of noun + comma + principle clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
In spite of his illness….. In spite of his illness, he was present in the meeting.
Despite his happiness….. Despite his happiness. he does not laugh.
..……he was unpunished. He was unpunished despite being late.

Because of

Tactic-1: Because of + possessive form of subject + being (for to be verb)/having (for to have verb) + adverb/adjective + comma + principle clause.

Tactic-2: Because of + possessive form of subject + noun form of adjective + comma + principle clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Because of his riches….. Because of his fiches, he went to aboard.
Because of his poverty….. Because of his poverty he did not study.
........because of her intelligent. Meem got the job because of her intelligent.

Too….to

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + too + adjective + to + verb.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
The man was too weak….. The man was too weak to walk.
The lady is too beautiful…… The lady is too beautiful to look at her.
He is too ugly……. He is too ugly to look at him.

So…that

Tactic-1: Subject + verb1+ other words + and + subject + cannot + verb1 + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb2 + other words + and + subject + could not + verb2 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He is so ill that….. He is so ill that he cannot speak.
They were so stupid that…… They were so stupid that they could not behave in a good manner.
……that could not get this simple math. He was so silly that he could not get this simple math.

Due to/owing to

Tactic-1: Owing to/due to + noun + comma + can’t/couldn’t + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
…….I could not go to college. Due to my illness, I could not go to college.
Owing to her faulty…. Owing to her faulty, we could not win the competition.
Due to their lack of confidence…… Due to their lack of confidence, they could not play well.
…….he cannot play well. Owing to his unfitness, he cannot play well.

Without

Tactic-1: Without + verb1 + ing + other words + comma + subject + can/will + not + verb1 + other words.

Tactic-2: Without + noun + comma + subject + can/will + not + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Without working hard…… Without working hard, you cannot prosper in life.
……..you cannot be a good player. Without lot of practice, you cannot be a good player.
……you cannot write well. Without understanding, you cannot write well.
Without controlling emotion…. Without controlling emotion, you cannot forget her.

By + verb + ing

Tactic-1: By + verb + ing + other words + comma + subject + can/will + verb1 +other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
By working hard…… By working hard, you can prosper in life.
…..you can enjoy a better life. By eating balance diet, you can enjoy a better life.
…you can control coughing. By avoiding smoking, you can control coughing.
By educating people…. By educating people, we can remove poverty from our country.

Conditional sentence

Tactic-1: If + present indefinite + comma + subject + future simple.

Tactic-2: If + past indefinite + comma + subject + could/would/might + verb1+ other words.

Tactic-3: If + past perfect + comma + subject + could/would/might + have + Verb3 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
If you go…… If you go, I will come.
……….I shall do it. If you do this work first, I shall do it.
….he could earn lots of money. If Mr. Kamal did it, he could earn lots of money
If Mr. Kamrul went there…. If Mr Kamrul went there, I also could go there.
If he had been a child….. If he had been a child, he could have enjoyed childhood a ain.

Main verb…and

Tactic-1: Verb1 + other words + and + subject + can/will + verb1 + other words.

Tactic-2: verb1 + other words + or/otherwise + subject + can't/won't + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Incomplete sentence
…… otherwise you can’t succeed in life. Work hard, otherwise you can’t succeed in life.
Work hard or…… Word hard or you can’t succeed in life.
Do this…. Do this and will get one thousand dollar.
…….you can do well in the examination. Read attentively and you can do well in the examination.

Subject….and

Tactic-1: Independent clause + and/and so/so + independent clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
We went there and.......... We went there and we couldn’t meet them.
He honest and so…… He is honest and so he doesn't succeed in life.
…..and so won the match. They played well and so won the match.
She is intelligent girl…….. She is intelligent girl and so she makes good result.

But/yet

Tactic-1: Independent clause + but + independent clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I searched him everywhere…… I searched him everywhere, but I did not find him.
……but honest. The man was poor, but honest.
Catley is rich, but……. Catley is rich, but unhappy.
……..yet she is boastful. Nancy is not so beautiful, yet she is boastful.

Not only….but also

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + not only + other words + but also + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He is not only a good boy… He is not only a good boy but also a good student.
They are not only good players….. They are not only good players but also good actors.
……apple but also banana. Meem ate not only apple but also banana.

Unless

Tactic-1: Unless + dependent clause + comma + independent clause.

Tactic-2: independent clause + unless + dependent clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
…….you can’t succeed. Unless you obey your parents, you can’t succeed.
Unless study well……. Unless you study well you can’t make a good result.
…….unless he does that work. I won’t do this unless he does that work.

Relative pronouns

Tactic-1: Subject + that/which/who + verb/subject + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + other words + that/which/who + verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I knew the man who….. I knew the man who came here yesterday.
The book which…… book which you gave me was good.
…..you have done is a nasty one. The deed that you have done is a nasty one.
…..that was red and black. My mother gave a mobile that was red and black.

In case/provided that/providing that.

Tactic-1: In case/provided that/providing that + sub ordinate clause + principal clause.

Tactic-2: Principal clause + in case/provided that/providing that + sub ordinate clause.

N.B: Change tense corresponding to principle clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Write down my phone number… down my phone number in case you forget it.
…..providing that you come early in the morning. You can meet me tomorrow providing that you come very early in the morning.
….he can phone me immediately. In case he falls in danger, he can phone me immediately.

It is time/it is high time/it is long time/ it is right time

Tactic-1: It is time/it is high time/it is long time/it is right time/comma/subject + verb2 + other words (if have).

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
……you went there to meet your boss. It is high time, you went there to meet your boss.
It is time for you….. It is time for you, you told the truth.
It is right time for us….. It is right time for us, we controlled the corruption.

When

Tactic-1: Principle clause + when + dependent clause.

Tactic-2: When + dependent clause + independent/principle clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I went there when…… I went there when he left the place.
Go to bed when….. Go to bed when it is time to sleep.
I will go home when…. I will go home when he will return.
When Akash did the work…. When akash did the work, Nishat went there.

Let alone

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + other words + let alone + other words (especially noun phrase).

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He won’t get GPA-3.OO…… He won't get GPA-3.OO, let alone GPA-5.OO.
…..let alone a private car. I cannot think of cycle, let alone a private car.
They are not able to defeat South Korea….. They are not able to defeat South Kore, let alone Argentina.

Or

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + words + or + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + phrases + or + phrase.

Tactic-3: Imperative+ or + dependent clause.

Complete Sentence Complete Sentence
…….Canada or Australia. She visited Canada or Australia.
They played football….. They played football or cricket.
Mr. Shahid Ullah is a good teacher…… Mr. Shahid Ullah is a good teacher or a good man.
Nipa is……. Nipa is a beautiful girl or a good girl.
Do this work….. Do this work or you will be punished.
Listen to me or…… Listen to me or you cannot get it clearly.

As soon as

Tactic-1: As soon as + dependent clause (past simple) + comma + independent clause (past simple).

Tactic-2: Independent clause (past simple) + as soon as + dependent clause (past simple).

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
As soon as they came to me……. As soon as they came to me, I could not refuse them.
As soon as she saw me… As soon as she saw me, she ran away.
……..as soon as my father came home. We stopped gossiping as so as soon as my father came home.
…..as soon as it saw a hunter. The tiger began to roar as soon as it saw a hunter.

Whether

Tactic-1: Independent clause + whether + dependent clause.

Tactic-2: independent clause + whether + subject + verb + other words + or + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete sentence
…..he will come or not. I am not sure whether he will come or not.
….whether I was going to college. He wanted to know whether I was going to college.
They don’t know whether….. They don’t know whether he is home or in office.
Jannat asked Nipa whether…. Jannat asked Nipa whether she was going market.
……Mr. Ali was a doctor or a teacher. I did not know whether Mr. Ali was a doctor or a teacher.

Till/until

Tactic-1: Principal clause + till/until + sub ordinate clause.

Tactic-2: imperative sentence + till/until + sub ordinate cause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I will wait for you….. I will for you until you will come.
…..until the boss say “stop”. He will do this work until the boss say “stop”.
Work hard till…….. Work hard till you can prosper in life.
……until the avoid the smoking. See him until he avoid the smoking.

No sooner had

Tactic-1: No sooner had + + verb3 + other words + then + subject + verb2 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
No sooner had he seen me….. No sooner had he seen me, he left the place.
…….everybody started hue and cry. No sooner had they won the match, everybody started hue and cry.
No sooner had she fell in love…… No sooner had she fell in love, she changed radically.

Scarcely/hardly/rarely

Tactic-1: Scarcely/hardly/rarely + had + subject + verb3 + other words + when + subject + verb: + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Incomplete Sentence
Hardly had we reached home….. Hardly had we reached home, when my mother waited for us.
Scarcely had I finished eating…… Scarcely had I finished eating, when she knocked the door.
Rarely had Nipa called me when….. Rarely had Nipa called me when, I was out of home.

Otherwise

Tactic-1: Principle clause + comma + otherwise + sub ordinate clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Do it quickly, otherwise…… Do it quickly otherwise you will be punished.
You should be careful…. You should be careful otherwise you will fall in danger.
…..otherwise she can find out you. Come here otherwise she can find out you.

As much as/as far as/as many/as long as

Tactic-1: As much as/as far as/as many as/as long as + sub ordinate clause + principle clause.

Tactic-2: Principle clause + as much as/as far as/as many as/as long as + sub ordinate clause.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Wait for me, as long as….. Wait for me, as long as you can.
He described the event as far as… He described the event as far as I was surprised hearing that.
He knows….. He knows as much as you know that.

Would that

Tactic-1: Would that + subject + could + verb1 + other words.

Tactic-2: Would that + subject + verb2 (were) + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Would that…… Would I that I go married a nice girl.
Would that ….. Would I that I could meet my girlfriend at night.
….came back to me. Would that my let father came back to me.
……she were here with me. Would that she were here with me.

Such…that

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + such (a/an) + adverb/adjective + other words + that + subject + verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He is such a good boy that…. He is such a good boy that everybody love him.
She was such a beautiful girl… She was such a beautiful girl that anyone falls in her love.
….that others cannot defeat them in the playing. They were such strong that others cannot defeat them in the play.

Subject + fancy/wish

Tactic-1: Subject + fancy/wish + subject + were + (if be verb) + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + fancy/wish + subject + verb2 (if main verb) + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
…..I were a king. I wish I were a king.
He wishes…… He wishes he were a flying bird in the blue sky.
They wish…. They wish they could play in the Mirpur Stadium.
…..She visited to Canada.. She fancies she visited to Canada.
She fancies……….? She fancies she became the queen of the moon?

Would you like

Tactic-1: Would you like + infinitive to + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Would you like……? Would you like to take a cup of tea?
Would you………? Would you like to go with me?
…..to tell me the actual fact? Would you like to tell me the actual fact?
….to help me doing this task? Would you like to help me doing this task?
Would you like……? Would you like to carry the luggage?

Every after how long

Tactic-1: Every after how long + helping verb + subject + main verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Every after how long…..? Every after how long do you take medicine?
Every after how long does…..? Every after how long does he come here?
Every after how long….? Every after how long did he take rest?
Every after how long…..? Every after how long had you phone him?

Being

Tactic-1: Being + noun/pronoun + comma + how + did + subject + main verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Being a good student……? Being a good student, how did you to this nasty?
Being an educated person….? Being an educated person, how have you stolen?
……how has he hurt her? Being her husband, how has he hurt her?
Being a police…..? Being a police, how did you break the law?

How long before

Tactic-1: How long before + did + subject + main verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
How long before…….? How long before you did you go home?
…..you get married? How long before did you get married?
How long before did you…..? How long before did you learn programming?
How long before….? How long before have you read this book?

Had there been

Tactic-1: Had there been + noun/pronoun +comma + subject + would/could have + main verb + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Had there been a field in this village…. Had there been a field in this village, we could have played every afternoon.
…..I could have visited any place easily and comfortably. Had there been a car of mine, I could have visited any place easily and comfortably.
….she could have gone to school today. Had there been an umbrella, she could have gone to school today.

Would you mind

Tactic-1: Would you mind + verb + ing + other words + note of interrogation.

Tactic-2: Would you mind + to + verb1 + other words + note of interrogation.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
….enough to attract any girl. He is smart enough to attract any girl.
They are strong enough…… They are strong enough to defeat any other team.
Salma was enough rich for…… Salma was enough rich for the village to remove poverty.
…..enough food to remove his appetite. He ate enough food to remove his appetite.

Either….or

Tactic-1: Either + noun/pronoun/adverb/adjective/verb + or + noun/pronoun/adverb/adjective/ verb + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + either + other words + or + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Either he or…… Either he or his friend stole my watch.
…..or Nipa will do this. Either I or Nipa will do this.
They will play football either….. They will play either football

Neither…nor

Tactic-1: Neither + noun/pronoun/adjective/verb + nor + noun/pronoun/adverb/adjective/verb + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + neither + other words + nor + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
Neither Kari….. Neither Kari nor Rahim did this work.
He went there neither……. He went neither by bus nor by rickshaw.
……nor his brother. They invited neither Hasan nor his brother.

Comparative + comparative

Tactic-1: The + comparative degree + the + comparative degree.

Tactic-2: The + comparative degree + subject + other words + comma + the + comparative degree + subject + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
The more you read… The more you read, the more you can learn.
……the more we want. The more we get, the more we want.
The sooner….. The sooner, the better.
The greater the desire….. The less the desire, the less the regret.

Instead of/in lieu of

Tactic-1: Instead of/in lieu of + other words + comma + subject + verb + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + other words + in lieu of/instead of + other words (even verb).

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
….instead of taking this shirt. You can buy this T-shirt, instead of that shirt.
In lieu of offering this gift…. In lieu of offering this gift, you can inspire him by word or good advice.
……in lieu of that one. We went to hospital by bus, in lieu of private car.

Not even/even though

Tactic-1: Subject + verb + other words + even though + subject + verb + other words.

Tactic-2: Subject + verb + other words + not even + phrase.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
He didn’t know me not even….. He didn’t know me, not even my parents.
Niloy did the work even though….. Niloy did the work even though he was ill.
……not even my brother. Tania didn’t meet him, not even my brother.

Get + person

Tactic-1: Subject + get + person + to + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I will get Rahim….. I will get Rahim to wash my cloth.
He gets Hasna to…. He gets Hasna to do his homework.
…..to get advice about any matter. They get me to get advice

Feel

Tactic-1: Subject + feel like + verb ing-form + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I feel like…… I feel like getting wet in the rain.
He feels like….. He feels like swimming in the river.
….. playing football in the field. They feel like playing football in the field.

Am/is/are + likely

Tactic-1: Subject + am/is/are + likely + to + verb1 + other words.

Incomplete Sentence Complete Sentence
I am likely….. I am likely to get A+.
It is likely to…. It is likely to rain.
……get a good job. You are likely to get a good job.
….win the match. They are likely to win the match.