25 Compound, Complex Sentences in English

25 Compound Sentences in English





A compound sentence is made up of two or more simple sentences joined with a conjunction.

1.I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.

2.A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.

3.I used to be snow white, but I drifted.

4.We went to the mall; however, we only went window-shopping.

5.She is famous, yet she is very humble.

6.I saw Samuel yesterday but he didn’t see me.

7.Mary doesn’t like cartoons because they are loud, so she doesn’t watch them.

8.They wanted to go to Paris, but I wanted to see London.

9.She is very smart, and she knows it

10.I think you’d enjoy the party. I don’t mind if you stay home.

11.They spoke to him in French, but he responded in English.

12.I spent all my savings, so I can’t go to France this winter.

13.I want to lose weight, yet I eat chocolate daily.

14.Michael did not like to read. She was not very good at it.

15.Dr. Mark said I could come to his office on Friday or Saturday of next week.



16.My favorite sport is skiing. I am vacationing in Hawaii this winter.

17.I don’t want to drink. I don’t want to eat.

18.The boys sang and the girls danced.

19.Mary was out of milk, so she went to the store.

20.I think you’d enjoy the party. I don’t mind if you stay home.

21.I am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.

22.Your children are older, so they probably wouldn’t be scared.

23.Samuel drank coffee, but Alex drank tea.

24.It was getting dark, and we weren’t there yet.

25.My sister likes to swim; she is on the swimming team.