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Noun Clause

A noun clause is a subordinate clause that functions as a noun. Because it functions as a noun, this clause can be a subject, direct object, indirect object, object of a preposition, predicate nominative, or appositive....

Adjective Clauses

Adjective clauses function as adjectives. They describe nouns and pronouns. Most adjective clauses start with the pronouns who, whom, which, that, whose, when, or where. Other pronouns like whoever, whatever, whomever, whichever, what and why can also start an adjective clause. Adjective clauses that...

15 Grammar Terms You Should Know

1. Adjective An adjective is a word that describes a noun. For example, in ‘She is a beautiful girl’, the adjective beautiful describes the noun girl. 2. Adverb An adverb is a word used to say something about...

That-Clauses

That is simply a connector. It shows that a declarative clause forms part of a larger sentence. Compare: I understand. You are right. (two separate sentences) I understand that you are right. (The clause you are right has become...

Main Clause

A main clause is a clause capable of making a complete sentence by itself. A sentence always contains at least one main clause, and a simple sentence consists only of a single main clause....

Clause | What Are Clauses In English?

A group of words consisting of a subject and a predicate is called a clause. Examples are: The dog barks. The sun shines. Ann sang a song. There are two principal types of clause:...