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expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence
Dependent clause/Subordinate clause
a clause that cannot make sense on its own; typically, it is joined to an independent clause with a subordinating conjunction (examples of which are although, because, while, if, when, as)
A sentence consisting of one independent clause and no dependent clause
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate.
A sentence that includes one independent clause and at least one dependent clause.
at least one dependent clause and two or more independent clauses
A word used to join words or groups of words
who or what the sentence is about
tells what the subject is or does
FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
Simple Sentence Example
I like apples and grapes.
Compound Sentence Example
The hard drive is fine, but the fan has burnt out.
Complex Sentence Example
Before I go to bed, I drink tea.
Before I go to bed, I drink tea, but I like coffee better.
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