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Compound Sentences

Read the following sentence: John went to the station and boarded the train. This sentence has two parts: John went to the station and John boarded the train. These two parts are joined by the coordinating conjunction and. Each...

Complex Sentences

Examine the following sentences: I shall do as I like. This sentence consists of two clauses – I shall do and as I like. Here the first clause I shall do makes complete sense and can stand by itself. This clause is therefore...

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:...