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Simple
After school, Eli ate twelve pieces of pizza, three donuts, and one carrot.
Compound-Complex
After eating lunch, we played hide-and-go-seek in the courtyard, and Mrs Hill forgot to come out of her hiding spot.
Complex
Since pepperoni is yummy, Heather eats it for breakfast.
Compound
Beneath a yellow flower, the ant carried a crumb of bread upon his segmented back.
Simple
Vernon is a cool name.
Simple
While waiting for the city bus, Gerald unwrapped his birthday present from his generous grandmother.
Compound
The soap was blue, and it smelled like lavender.
Compound
Her green coat was found beneath the bleachers, and she was happy to retrieve it.
Complex
Inside the new store, I ate the sushi samples because they were free.
Compound
I am hungry, and Tom is thirsty.
Complex
When she fainted, the doctor arrived to help.
Simple
His heart beats like a drum.
Compound
Veins carry blood to the heart, and arteries carry blood away from the heart.
Complex
Tomato soup is yummy when it's made with fresh ingredients.
Compound-complex
Because he said goodbye, the girl cried, and he didn't care.
Compound-complex
If they buy me a new car, I'll drive it home, and I'll keep it very clean.
Compound-complex
Bo likes to catch catfish, and once the sun sets, he likes to fish from his grandparents' dock.
Compound-complex
After Susan fell from the ladder, Harry bandaged her leg, and Barry wrapped her ankle with an Ace wrap.
Complex
I like tater tots when they're crunchy.
Complex
The grass is green if it gets enough sunlight.
Complex
Beneath the stone castle's marble floor, the boy was hiding while the guards searched the premises.
Compound
Ever since the birthday party, Henry has been mean, and Jerry has been sad.
Compound
Jeff ran; Joe jumped.
Compound
Bruce Lee was a beast; Billy can act just like him.
Complex
Once the large bird flew away from the barn, the cat pounced.
Complex
Olivia asked a question after Ralph danced and did jumping jacks.
Complex
Izzy drank an Izze when the movie started.
Compound
Bill buys berries; Sally sells shoes.
Simple
Corndogs are best with mustard.
Compound
Patrick rode the bull for fifteen minutes, and he won a million dollars.
Compound-complex
Margaret likes margherita pizza when she is in Italy, and her brother eats only bread.
Complex
When Cole builds a pretzel, he always adds garlic butter to the dipping sauce.
Complex
Rose grew a rose when she arose to her toes.
Simple
Jenna and Vicki ran to the store and grabbed a bite to eat.
Simple
Owen owes the only owl over four hundred pecks of corn.
Compound
Meghan molds clay into coffee cups, and Mr. Lauer drinks tea from them.