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Appositive Clause

You would’ve seen noun phrases as appositive, like in these sentences: Inception, my favorite movie, was directed by Christopher Nolan. Our teacher Ms. Thompson is organizing a field trip. But noun clauses too can be appositive. Such clauses, which can…

Clause as Subject

We’re used to seeing nouns and noun phrases as subject, like in these sentences: Dogs are loyal. A sudden loud noise woke everyone up in the lounge. But clauses too can occupy subject position. Such clauses – also called subject…

Clause as Object

We’re used to seeing nouns and noun phrases as object of a verb, like in these sentences: Tom finished breakfast quickly. She baked a delicious chocolate cake. But clauses too can occupy object position. Such clauses – also called object…

Clause as Subject and Object Complement

We’re used to seeing noun and adjective phrases as subject complement, like in these sentences: My hobby is collecting vintage stamps. The soup tastes incredibly delicious. But clauses too can occupy subject and object complement position. Such clauses can be…