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Is the following simple, compound, comples, or compound complex sentences?

The shopping mall has a store that sells nothing but clocks.

The governor chose the best people whom we could find for the committee; Mr. Dobbs was appointed committee chairman.

  • John -

    How about these?

    The most valuable of the prizes was wrapped in tattered and dirty paper.

    People who expect special treatment are often disappointed.

  • John -

    1. complex

    2. compound-complex

  • John -

    What do you think the second two sentences are?

    I'll be glad to check your answers.

  • John -

    Top sentence is complex

    Bottom sentence is simple

  • John -

    Nope for both of them.

    Study this site.

    http://www.eslbee.com/sentences.htm

  • John -

    First is simple

    Second is complex

  • John -

    Now they are right. :-)

  • John -

    The family planned outdoor activities for every day of vacation; however, bad weather interfered with the plans.

    Compound?

    What we learned about France made us eager to visit that country, but we don't save money quickly, so the trip will not come soon.

    Compound complex

  • John -

    Right.

  • John -

    Thanks!

  • John -

    You're welcome.

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