Practice exercise for flawless grammar -3

Change the simple –ing forms to perfect forms or vice versa.

Example .. I apologize for not having paid you in time.

Equivalent sentence .. I apologize for not paying you in time.

Example .. She didn’t remember taking the pill.

Equivalent sentence .. She didn’t remember having taken the pill.

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Questions ..

  1. The railways were not responsible for having given the advertisements in the newspapers.
  2. In the death of Nusrat Zahan Rafi, all ten accused were guilty of having abetted the murder.
  3. I have no memory of having been beaten by my mother.
  4. Several M.Ps were found to have submitted false travel bills.
  5. I really feel very sorry for not having visited you in the hospital.

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Answers …

  1. The railways were not responsible for giving the advertisements in the newspapers.
  2. In the death of Nusrat Zahan Rafi, all ten accused were guilty of abetting the murder.
  3. I have no memory my mother beating me.
  4. Several M.Ps were found having submitted false travel bills.
  5. I really feel very sorry for not visiting you in the hospital.

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