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The key answer of exercise 68.4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 68 - -ing clauses for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Make one sentence from two. Begin with -ing or Not -ing. Sometimes you need to begin with Having ... . Don't forget the comma (,).


  1. Feeling tired, I went to bed early.
  2. Thinking they might be hungry, I offered them something to eat.
  3. Being a vegetarian, Robert doesn't eat any kind of meat.
  4. Not having a phone, I had no way of contacting anyone.
  5. Having travelled a lot, Sarah knows a lot about other countries.
  6. Not being able to speak the local language, I had trouble communicating.
  7. Having spent nearly all our money, we couldn't afford to stay at a hotel.