30 terms

Independent Clause and Dependent Clause

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Because I can't wait for the bus
dc
I enjoy sitting by the fireplace and reading
ic
She wants to travel the work and see wonderful sights
ic
While flowers continue to bloom
dc
No matter how you look at it
dc
Which is located in Italy
dc
Our planet revolves around the sun
ic
It is good to tackle the hardest chores first
ic
When the leaves turn colors and fall
dc
Nick fixed the leaking faucet all by himself
ic
Where I went to elementary school
dc
If the dress is on sale
dc
Cheetahs are the fastest land animals
ic
We can hardly wait to see the movie
ic
I like to swim laps
ic
A group of words with a subject and a verb and finishes a complete thought. Can stand alone as a complete sentence.
independent clause
A group of words with a subject and a verb but does not finish a complete thought. It can NOT stand alone as a complete sentence.
dependent clause
The dog is great
ic
until they arrive
de
unless they go
de
the cat ate
ic
although he left
de
since they looked
de
she left the hall
ic
until they ate
de
something was funny
ic
since we left
de
although it was cold
de
it was cold
ic
when they arrived
de