No sooner - Learn correct usage with rules, examples and exercises
Q. No sooner (1) / did the monkey (2) / see the tiger (3) / when it jumped. (4) / No Error (5)- Published on 06 Jan 17
'. 'No sooner
' is always
followed by 'than
be replaced with 'when' or any other word.
The correct sentence should be: No sooner
did the monkey see the tiger than
No sooner….than is also a conjunction to denote simultaneous actions.
|No sooner +||Do/does/did +||Subject +||1st Action +||Than +||Subject +||2nd Action|
|Present||No sooner||does||he||see his mother||than||he||stops dancing.|
|Present||No sooner||do||I||see my mother||than||I||stop dancing.|
It should also be noted that do/does/did or had
must come immediately after 'No sooner'
No sooner he did see his brother than he stopped the car - is incorrect.
The correct sentence should be: No sooner did he see
his brother than he stopped the car.No sooner
did the sun rise than
we resumed the work.