İngilizce Dersleri – MANNER CLAUSES HAKKINDA BİLGİ

İngilizce Dersleri – Manner Clauses ve Örnekleri

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Manner Clauses

Study the examples.

That accountant acts as if he were the boss of the firm : Muhasebeci firmanın sanki patronu gibi davranıyor. ( Bu benzetme olduğundan” as if ” ifadesinden sonraki cümle past formda kurulur)

They behave as though they knew everything.

She treats all children like she were their mother.
= She treats all children as if she were their mother.

It seems like prices will go on rising. (informal)

Dont act as a child does.
= Dont act like a child. (informal-phrase)

She always behaves (in) the way her mother does.
= She always behaves (in) the same way (as) her mother does.
= She imitates her mothers behaviour.

You should do it as I told you : Sana anlattığım gibi yapmalısın.
Try to do it how your trainer does : Eğitmeninin yaptığını yapmaya çalış.

As you see, as if/as though, as (in) the way, (in) the same way (as) and how introduce a manner clause. How is considered informal. When as if / though is used to Express a reality, we use present tense. If the structure expresses an unreal situation, we use simple past. If the verb is ‘to be’ was or were can be used with the third person singular in the manner clause but were is though to be formal.

Manner Clauses

Exercise 1 .  Complete the sentences, using as if.

1  Please dont order me……………………..(boss)
2  One of the guests behaved……………………(the hostes)
3  In fact he is married but ……………………(behave)…………………
4  I know she is married but ………………….(act/single)
5  He was crying ………………….(have/undreable pain)
6  He has got only five acres of land, but he talks …………………..(a big farm)
7  She doesnt earn much money but she spends large amounts of money on her clothes ………………(a millionaire)
8  There was a lot of shouting in the street ………………(a fight)
9  Sugar has started to disapper off the shelves of the shops ………………….
10  The engine of the car has started coughing and popping ………………(run out)

Manner Clauses

Exercise 2.  Complete these sentences with manner clauses using the words is brackets.

1  A worker has to do work ……………………(he/be/tell) (as)
A worker has to do work as he is told.
2  He is an ordinary employee but he talks …………………….(he/manager of the firm) (as)
3  A guest has no right to use a hotel room …………………………(it/to be/his own house) (as if)
4  What is the matter? You look ……………………(you/to be/in trouble) (as though)
5  My sister can swim ………………….(a proffessional swimmer/do)
6  The actress was crying …………………………..(she/to be/ really wounded) (as if)
7  The manager speaks English …………………(it/to be/his mother tongue) (as though)
8  Children tned to behave………………………..(their parents/do) (in the same way as)
9  The Turkish army is ready to defend our country ……………………….(our ancestors/usedto/do) (as)
10  He went on whistling in the room …………………..(there/to be/nobody there) (as/if)
11  He sings a song in the bedroom every morning …………………………..(he/be/on/the stage) (as if)
12  Mary can drive a car …………………(she/drive/for years) (as if)
13  Tom can repair electrical devices …………………(an/electrician/do) (in the same way)
14  He is going to set up his own business ………………..(his/father/do) (as)
15  The child was eating ………………….(he/be/hungry/for ages) (as if)
16  Bill walks …………………..(his/father/do) (the way)
17  Linda still continues talking on the telephone for long periods of time …………………..
(she/not/be/warn/by the manager) (as though)
18  Most of the villagers grow cotton in these fields ………………….(their/parents/do) (as)
19  The man looked at me……………………(I try/to kill/him) (as though)
20  He went on talking to himself in anger ………….there/be/nobody around) (as if)
21  She acted in the play …………………(she/be/a professionl actress) (as if)
22  Dont treat me ………………….(I/commit/a crime) (as if)
23  The motorist drove on ……………….(he/not see/the accident) (as if)
24  Lida works at this firm as a translator ……………………..(my sister/do) (as)

25  He did his best to help me with my composition ………………….(he/do/his homework) (in the same way)

26  The hunter jecked …………………..(he/see/a wild animal) (as though)
27  George screamed ……………………(something/bad/happen) (as though)
28  My father doesnt earn much money ………………….(he/do/in his previous/business) (as)
29  Mr Brown doesnt work hard any longer …………………….(he/work/in his youth) (as)
30  The child is crying out ………………….(he/see/a dog) (as if)

Manner Clauses