What is Independent Clause and Its Role?

A clause is a group of words that contains both subject and verb. It can be an independent clause representing a complete idea (he runs fast) or a dependent clause representing an incomplete idea (because he was ill). In this…

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Which vs. That: Use This Test to Know

Have you wondered which of the three sentences is correct? We went to the restaurant which Lucy recommended. We went to the restaurant, which Lucy recommended. We went to the restaurant that Lucy recommended. Third is unambiguously correct, but first…

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Examples of Dependent (or Subordinate) Clause

A dependent clause, also called subordinate clause, is a grammatical group of words containing both subject and verb that doesn’t represent a complete idea. Since it doesn’t represent a complete idea, it can’t stand as a sentence and hence requires…

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Adverb Clause: The Definitive Guide

You would have written sentences like these: He came down quickly. I’ll do it tomorrow. The two underlined words are adverbs. They provide answers to important questions on time, place, manner, reason, etc., providing background information in a sentence. In…

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Noun Clause: The Definitive Guide

You would’ve spoken or heard sentences like these. He can do whatever he wants. I don’t know what you mean by that. Why he never talked again will remain a mystery. If you’ve, then you’ve already had a date with…

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