Rewrite Using No Sooner …Than… | Class 10 Grammar Worksheets | MH Board

As soon as and no sooner … than… can both be used to say that the second incident mentioned in the sentence took place immediately after the first.

We can use a simple past or past perfect tense after no sooner.

Rewrite the following sentences using no sooner…than…. This class 10 grammar worksheet is helpful for students preparing for MH board class 10 English exam.

1. As soon as I received the message, I went to see her.

2. As soon as he found a place to live in, he started looking for work.

3. As soon as I sat down to rest, somebody knocked on the door.

4. As soon as the teacher entered the classroom, the students rose from their seats.

5. As soon as they heard the bell, the students rushed to the classroom.

6. As soon as I opened the window, the cat jumped in.

7. As soon as she heard the news, she started crying.

Answers

1. No sooner did I receive the message than I went to see her. / No sooner had I received the message than I went to see her.

2. No sooner did he find a place to live in than he started looking for work. / No sooner had he found a place to live in than he started looking for work.

3. No sooner did I sit down to rest than somebody knocked on the door. / No sooner had I sat down to rest than somebody knocked on the door.

4. No sooner did the teacher enter the classroom, than the students rose from their seats. / No sooner had the teacher entered the classroom, than the students rose from their seats.

5. No sooner did they hear the bell than the students rushed to the classroom. / No sooner had they heard the bell than the students rushed to the classroom.

6. No sooner did I open the window than the cat jumped in. / No sooner had I opened the window than the cat jumped in.  

7. No sooner did she hear the news than she started crying. / No sooner had she heard the news than she started crying.

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