How can I combine this group of sentences into a single sentence? A storm came up. Gilligan's craft sank in three feet of water in the lagoon. The skipper cried bitter tears over the loss of his...

How can I combine this group of sentences into a single sentence?

A storm came up. Gilligan's craft sank in three feet of water in the lagoon. The skipper cried bitter tears over the loss of his little buddy.

 

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There are certainly several ways in which one may combine simple sentences into fewer or even one sentence.  One way to join ideas is to subordinate the less important one(s) to the main idea. This is often a good idea, too, because in this way the reader understands what is truly important.  Now, regarding the sentences under question, the most important idea is that the boat of Gilligan sank. In these three sentences there is also the result...

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