Information structuring: Activity

  • Sally was late. It annoyed the boss.

  • Sally was late and it annoyed the boss.
  • It annoyed the boss that Sally was late.
  • Sally’s lateness annoyed the boss.

  • The boss was annoyed by Sally’s lateness.
  • It was Sally’s lateness that annoyed the boss.
  • What annoyed the boss was Sally’s lateness.
  • It was annoying for the boss when Sally was late.
  • Annoyingly for the boss, Sally was late.
  • Sally was late, annoyingly for the boss.
  • Sally was late; it annoyed the boss.
  • How annoyed the boss was when Sally was late!
  • Sally, late – the boss, annoyed.
  • Sally was late, annoying the boss.
  • It annoyed the boss, Sally being late.

  • Lee was rude. It shocked me.

  • Lee was rude; I was shocked.
  • Lee was rude, and I was shocked.
  • Lee’s rudeness shocked me.
  • I was shocked by Lee’s rudeness.
  • It shocked me that Lee was rude.
  • That Lee was rude shocked me.
  • What shocked me was Lee’s rudeness.
  • What I was shocked by was Lee’s rudeness.
  • How shocked I was by Lee’s rudeness.
  • What a shock Lee’s rudeness was to me.

  • For me, Lee’s rudeness was shocking.
  • Lee’s rudeness was what shocked me.
  • Lee’s rudeness, that was what shocked me.
  • Shockingly for me, Lee was rude.
  • When Lee was rude, it shocked me.
  • I was shocked when Lee was rude.
  • Lee was rude; I was in shock.
  • Lee was rude, shocking me.
  • Lee, shockingly to me, was rude.
  • That rudeness of Lee’s shocked me.
  • I was shocked by it, Lee’s rudeness.

  • It was shocking to me, Lee’s rudeness.
  • Lee’s rudeness was a shock to me.
  • Lee was rude – what a shock for me!
  • Lee, rude – me, shocked.
  • How shocking to me was Lee’s rudeness.
  • What Lee did was shock me with his rudeness.
  • What Lee’s rudeness did was shock me.
  • Lee shocked me by being rude.
  • Rude Lee shocked me.
  • Lee’s rudeness, I was shocked by.
  • Lee being rude – that was a shock to me.


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