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Clauses

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Clauses are parts of a sentence that contain a noun and verb. An independent clause can stand alone as a sentence; a dependent clause cannot. Dependent clauses are signaled by sobordinating conjunctions which connect the two clauses. The conjunctions can indiate time, place.

 

The table below gives examples of sentences with independent and dependent clauses with the dependent clauses in italics.

 

Examples of independent and dependent clauses in sentences
She placed the papers in the folder after she finished the job. He put his belongins in a locker so that they are secure. They smiled even though they were bored. Because of bad weather the flight was delayeds. The golf course is where you can find him.
Folder Locker

 

Smile
Smile

Flight Golf ball

 

 

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