Study the given simple sentences that have been combined to form a simple sentence. Decipher how they have been combined.

Separate: Anita was scolded. Her uncle scolded badly.
Combined: Anita was badly scolded by her uncle

A. By using a preposition with noun or gerund

B. By using, Nominative Absolute Construction

C. By using a noun or a phrase in apposition

D. By using an adverb or an Adverbial Phrase

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".