Combining Sentences: Adjective Clauses
Directions: In the text-area below each group of sentences, combine the sentences given into one good sentence. Use the second sentence as an adjective clause.

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1.
The United States has had forty-three presidents.
One of them was from New Jersey.
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2.
George W. Bush comes from Texas.
He is the forty-third president of the United States.
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3.
1986 was the year.
Halley�s Comet appeared then.
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4.
Elizabeth remembers the casino.
She won $25,000 there (in that casino).
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5.
Shirley Chisholm ran for president in 1972.
She was a Congresswoman from New York.
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6.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is now one of the senators from New York.
Her husband used to be the President of the United States.
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7.
Many people eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
This is not surprising.
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8.
A boy won the national spelling contest.
He lives in North Carolina.
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9.
Tom has had ten cars.
Three of them were station wagons.
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10.
I know a woman.
Her brother is famous.
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11.
North Carolina has beautiful mountains.
I want to visit them some day.
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12.
He works at an electronics store.
It has many sales.
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13.
I have a friend.
His house was used to make a movie.
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14.
My neighbor coaches our school�s soccer team.
He teaches martial arts.
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15.
I have chosen the charity.
I will donate some money to it.
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16.
She is the girl.
Everyone always talks about her.
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17.
The story was scary.
Martin told it.
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18.
The girl is popular.
She is the president of the student council.
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19.
The show was boring.
I went to it.
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20.
This is the lucky pen.
I take it to every test.
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Written by the tutors and staff of the English Language Resource Center at Bergen Community College, NJ