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Exercise on Present Participle

Replacing a Relative Clause by a Participle Construction

Replace the Relative Clause by a Participle Construction while keeping the rest of the sentence unchanged. (The first sentence is given as an example.)

  1. The boy who was waiting in the hall expected a phone call.
  2. Passengers who wanted to go to Liverpool had to change in Manchester.
  3. The girl who was picked up by her brother was very nice.
  4. The house that stands at the end of the road will soon be sold.
  5. The conference which was planned by non-governmental organisations was about globalisation.
  6. Irish people who live in Great Britain have the right to vote in British elections.
  7. A friend who helps you in need is a good friend indeed.
  8. A picture that shows the image of a person is a portrait.
  9. The problems that were discussed will be essential for your exam.
  10. Animals that eat plants are called herbivores.