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English
Dependent clauses will have introductory words that are easy to identify: when, if, because, since, although, if, and others (to make adverb clauses) who, whom, whose, which, that - relative pronouns (to make adjective clauses) Try starting the revised sentence with "When" and...
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 10:03pm by Writeacher

English
is this true:Introductory participial phrases and adverb clauses are set off from main clauses by commas.
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:07am by Bekah

English
Clauses, by definition, have subjects, verbs, and sometimes complements. You've identified the components in all the clauses. __________________________________
Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 4:40pm by Ms. Sue

English
How many clauses do you see here? What kind of clauses are they?
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 11:55am by Ms. Sue

English
The only clause is the entire sentence -- which of course is an independent clause. Adjectival, adverbial, and noun clauses are all dependent clauses.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 9:43pm by Ms. Sue

English/grammar
i see that there is 2 independent clauses, so i would use the semicolon, but the word between the 2 clauses,worse ye: or worse yet, is what is throughing me off.
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 9:00pm by Dorothy

English-Ms.Sue
This sentence had two independent clauses joined by "and." A comma is needed after force to set the two clauses apart.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 3:55pm by Ms. Sue

Language Arts
OK, every clause has a subject and a verb, but subordinate clauses can't be sentences on their own. Independent (main) clauses can either be sentences on their own or combined with other clauses to make longer sentences. In your sentence above, there are two clauses: one ...
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34pm by Writeacher

6th grade english
I'm helping out my sister with her english homework and I am confused on what to do. Underline the independent clauses once and the dependent clauses twice. Circle the phrases. Our football team is proud because the team is undefeated. The part that i don't understand is the ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:04pm by David

English
One reason for using a comma is between two independent clauses. Which has two independent clauses?
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 6:27pm by Ms. Sue

English
There is one adjective clause in that sentence (which is phrased incorrectly) and one adverbial clause Almost all adjective clauses start with one of these words: who, which, that, whom, whose (relative pronouns). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 11:37pm by Writeacher

English
I'll be glad to check your answers. Hint: Only one of these sentences has a helping verb. Also, just use the first verb in each sentence. Two of these sentences have subordinate clauses. Ignore the verbs in these clauses.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:47pm by Ms. Sue

English II
Adjective clauses modify nouns. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#adjective_clauses
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 10:56am by Writeacher

english
A is correct. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#restrictive Read the section on Relative Clauses.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:15pm by Writeacher

English 1
he, she, they, who -- all are used as SUBJECTS of their clauses. him, her, them, whom -- all are used as OBJECTS of various kinds in clauses. #s 2 and 3 are correct for these reasons. Please go back over all the others, and then re-post.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 7:40am by Writeacher

English
Independent clauses are not adjective or adverb. Only subordinate clauses act as adjectives and adverbs. 1. Independent 2. Correct 3. Independent 4. Correct
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 5:35pm by Ms. Sue

English
I believe both c and d are correct. Sentence c needs a comma after "fire" because it's a compound sentence. Sentence d needs no commas because there are no introductory subordinate clauses nor non-essential clauses in the sentence.
Monday, July 21, 2008 at 3:46pm by Writeacher

ENglish
Larry is correct. Dependent (subordinate) clause (cannot be a sentence on its own): When it started to snow Independent (main) clause (can be a sentence on its own or combined with other clauses and/or phrases): everyone headed for the ski hill. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 11:14am by Writeacher

grammar
A restrictive clause? Restrictive clauses are needed in the sentence for it to make sense. Also, restrictive clauses should NOT have commas before and after them. Most restrictive clauses start with "who" or "which" or one of those pronouns' forms. Which one do you think it is...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 5:00pm by Writeacher

English
The only compound sentence is # 5. The others are complex because they have dependent clauses. To find the independent clauses, look for the parts of the sentence that can stand alone. For instance, in the first sentence, the dependent clause is: The workers must know every ...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 10:24pm by Ms. Sue

English
1. A comma is needed between the two independent clauses. 2. A comma is needed between the two independent clauses. 3. OK. Either word choice works. 4. OK. 5. OK 6. OK 7. A comma is needed between the two independent clauses. Also the verb should be "gotten."
Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4:26pm by Ms. Sue

english
Compound = 2 independent clauses, joined correctly Complex = 2 independent clause + at least 1 dependent clause Compound-complex = 2 independent clauses, joined correctly + at least 1 dependent clause I see only two clauses here, joined by the semicolon. I don't see any ...
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 11:08am by Writeacher

grammar 7th grade
My daughter has some homework in which she has to identify independent clauses and subordinate clauses as well as indentifying whether the sentence is simple, complex, or compound. I can help her with the last part, but don't know how to help her with the subordinate clauses ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:24pm by Juliana

English
I am looking for the dependent clauses in this sentence. 1. Because nests of baby dinosaurs have been found, scientists believe that these ancient creatures cared for their young for some time. Scientists believe is the independent clause. Are the other two the dependent clauses?
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 5:24pm by Kelley

English 152
"I need to sentence level this paragraph" -- I don't know what this means unless you are supposed to identify all the CLAUSES in this paragraph by separating and numbering them. If that's the case, then these are not clauses: 2. even the beating of the ripples in his ears. 2. ...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 1:23pm by Writeacher

9th grade Lit. B
What are the type of clauses? Give examples of clauses.
Friday, October 24, 2008 at 11:40am by Justin

grammar
Try some of the following links which will explain the different clauses: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=how+to+identify+subordinate+clauses+as+complement%2C+adjunct+or+relative+clauses Sra
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 6:49pm by SraJMcGin

Grammar
My daughter has some homework in which she has to identify independent clauses and subordinate clauses as well as indentifying whether the sentence is simple, complex, or compound. I can help her with the last part, but don't know how to help her with the subordinate clauses ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 5:29pm by Juliana

english
Your first sentence is labeled correctly. A compound sentence has two independent clauses. The sentence you labeled as compound is a simple sentence. The sentence you labeled compound- complex is a complex sentence. Compound-complex sentences have two independent clauses plus ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 8:53pm by Ms. Sue

English
We put semi-colons between two independent clauses. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/grammar-rules-and-tips/independent-and-dependent-clauses.html
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:02pm by Ms. Sue

English grammar
The first thing to do is to identify the clauses, both independent and dependent. Remember that a clause has a subject and a verb. The first recorded trip to the Yellowstone geysers was made in 1807 by John Colter. In this sentence, there is one subject and one verb; therefore...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:48pm by Writeacher

LAL! -_-
#1 is correct; 2 and 3 are not. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/607/05/ Commas are needed for non-essential clauses (before and after), but not for essential clauses.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 4:43pm by Writeacher

Grammer (clauses)
How does the sentence "By the time he reached the seventeenth floor, which seemed to take forever, he was winded and gasping?" use dependent, independent, and adjective clauses?
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 11:09pm by Arika =]

11th grade english. Noun clauses
Try some of the following links for explanations of noun clauses: http://www.google.com/search?q=explanation++of+noun+clauses&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a After you decide, someone will be happy to check your answers. Sra
Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:33pm by SraJMcGin

grammar
All clauses have their own subjects and verbs, but subordinate clauses cannot be sentences on their own. In this sentence, there are these clauses: 1. May the dreams...be tomorrow's dreams come true. and 2. (which) you dream today The first is the main clause, and the second ...
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 8:24pm by Writeacher

English
You are right about #3. For #1 -- The varsity team will play = ind cl as soon as the junior varsity is finished = dep cl For #2 -- Thirty laps is the most = ind cl that I have ever swum = dep cl Note the existence of an introductory (signal) word/phrase at the beginning of ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 12:29am by Writeacher

Grammar
Your previous question was answered for you. Now it's your turn. Look through the types of clauses and let us know what you think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:25pm by Writeacher

English ~ Clauses
Words that introduce adjective clauses are usually relative pronouns (who, which, that, whom, whose...) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#relative Words that introduce adverb clauses are usually subordinating conjunctions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 11:33am by Writeacher

grammar
You're right! :-) WHILE and WHEN are the connecting words. If you reverse the order of the dependent and independent clauses, you'll see how these words connect the two clauses.
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 9:24pm by Ms. Sue

English, not "9th grade"
First of all, what words do you think make up the subordinate clause? Once you answer that, you can decide what kind it is. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 9:21pm by Writeacher

English
Types of sentences by structure: **Simple = 1 independent clause **Compound = 2 independent clauses, joined correctly **Complex = 1 independent clause + at least 1 dependent clause **Compound-complex = 2 independent clauses, joined correctly + at least 1 dependent clause PS...
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 8:06am by Writeacher

English
I will work = independent clause and = coordinating conjunction he will ride a bike = independent clause Together, they make a compound sentence. Neither is a noun, adjective, or adverb clause; those clauses are types of dependent clauses. I don't really see any phrases in ...
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 12:32am by Writeacher

english
what is clauses?
Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 10:40am by Rabika

English
No. What is the subject of the verb, "gives"? The obvious answer is the dependent clause: How a word begins and ends Study this site carefully. Note that it refers to noun clauses as nominal clauses. http://www.towson.edu/ows/advadjnomclause.htm
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 4:04pm by Ms. Sue

English
You try the rest and let us know what you decide. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 7:51pm by Writeacher

English(Clauses and Sentences)
Thank you for your help! =:)
Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 11:11am by Sonic

English
This is an excellent webpage with good explanation and examples. Study it, and then let us know about specific questions you have. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#adverb_clauses
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 10:56am by Writeacher

english
I don't see how one sentence beginning with three "if" clauses would be very effective. However, check these sites for some help. http://a4esl.org/q/h/vm/if-clauses.html http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar_list/if.htm
Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 1:40pm by Ms. Sue

english
what are dependent and independent clauses?
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:02pm by Nick

English
What are clauses? A clause is a group of words that includes a subject and verb. If that group of words can make sense on its own, we call it an independent clause, and it can also serve as a sentence. If that group of words does not make sense on its own, we call it a ...
Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 10:40am by Writeacher

English
I don't see two independent clauses.
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 5:39pm by Ms. Sue

english
There are no clauses in those two sentences.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 6:08am by GuruBlue

English
I need help understanding adverb clauses...
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 10:56am by Lisa

english
how to find the subjects of the clauses in sentences
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 1:40pm by terry

English
No. That sentence has two independent clauses.
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 4:09pm by Ms. Sue

English
No. Your sentence is two independent clauses.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 6:49pm by Ms. Sue

English
Nope. D has two independent clauses.
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:33pm by Ms. Sue

english
write a sentence beginning with three if clauses
Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 1:40pm by Anonymous

11th grade english. Noun clauses
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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:33pm by mansuriadil

Grammar
Yeah I saw that too actually, but I didn't understand it. I'm thinking then that reduced compound clauses do not change/alter the meaning of the sentence? Wait. that's for reduced compound clauses. It's okay, I'll just give it a try. Thank you though.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 11:27am by Nora

college English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 10:43am by bobpursley

English-Grammar check
Sentence 1 has a correct use of the semicolon -- it separates two independent clauses. Sentence 2 also has a semicolon separating two independent clauses, so the semicolon use is fine. There are two other errors, though. Delete the comma after the book's title, and change the ...
Monday, April 6, 2009 at 3:58pm by Writeacher

grammar
There are also 2 dependent clauses in there. What do you call a compound sentence (yes, that's correct) that also has dependent (or subordinate) clauses in it?
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 9:54am by Writeacher

english 3 honors
what are subordinate, adverb, adjective, and noun clauses?
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 7:22pm by britt

English
Please separate the independent clauses for 3 and 4 so we can tell if you understand.
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 5:16pm by Writeacher

English
There are 2 independent clauses here. You need a semicolon, or it'll be a run-on.
Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 6:09pm by Writeacher

English
You need "but" between the two independent clauses. Different than what?
Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:05pm by Ms. Sue

English
Yes. You need a comma between two independent clauses.
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:17pm by Ms. Sue

ENGLISH
Study this and let us know... http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#adverb_clauses
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:49pm by Writeacher

spainsh 2 help please
P.S. This is a GUESS at what you are learning now. "Si" Clauses (or "IF Clauses") which use the Past Subjunctive (formed on the 3rd person of the Preterit, ex. tuvieron - tuviera, and then the Main/Independent Clause must use the Conditional, often the infinitive with regular ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 9:46am by SraJMcGin

english
can some body give me a example of a clause sentence Eric or Bear or whoever -- http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm If you have one independent clause, you also have a sentence if you punctuate it properly. If you have one dependent clause, however, you have a ...
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 12:42pm by bear

Grammar...Writing
Hello, Does the following sentence contain a relative clause? The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. Thank You http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm Scroll down a bit and read about relative clauses. What are the words they begin with...
Monday, July 30, 2007 at 5:10pm by Mandi

English
1. Fine; omit wording in parentheses. 2. The novel had to be understood by everyone, even by less educated people. 3, 4, and 5. Fine; omit wording in parentheses. 6. Doesn't make sense. If you make clauses into different sentences, you won't need any sentence connectors! If ...
Friday, April 2, 2010 at 5:34pm by Writeacher

English
Why are you leaving some of the phrases and words in the independent clauses out?
Monday, November 29, 2010 at 5:57pm by Writeacher

English 3
Please list the italicized clauses. Also include your answer.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:15pm by Ms. Sue

English
The word "but" is a conjunction joining the two clauses of the compound sentence.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 6:55pm by Ms. Sue

English
The other answers are correct. Your last example is two independent clauses.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 6:55pm by Ms. Sue

English
im not guessing, I just don't really understand subordinate clauses
Friday, December 28, 2012 at 9:04am by Fate

English
What on earth have you learned about introductory phrases and clauses?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:45pm by Ms. Sue

English
How do you use Treachery in a compound sentence using independent clauses.
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 4:15pm by Marisol

Clauses - Grammar
Identify all the relative clauses in the following sentences. Which ones are restrictive and which are non-restrictive? How do you know? a. My sister Mary [who lives in Florida] is coming to visit us. = non-restrictive b. The girl [who had the most points] won the contest. = ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 4:17pm by Nora

english
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:02pm by Writeacher

PLEASE HELP ME!!!
EXAMINE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE AND CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION. Your machine has been repaired,and it will be returned to you today. 1.Both clauses are in active voice 2.Both clauses are in passive voice 3.The first clause is active,the second clause is passive 4.The ...
Saturday, October 21, 2006 at 3:07am by Kourtney

English 11
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#adverb_clauses
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:54am by Writeacher

english/11th grade
Try some of the following contacts for explanations of noun clauses: http://www.google.com/search?q=explain+noun+clauses&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Friday, December 9, 2011 at 5:30pm by SraJMcGin

grammar
I'm supposed to identify subordinate clauses in the following questions and then label them as complement, adjunct or relative clauses. I'm lost, how can you tell the difference? Example: It would be tragic if you realized too late, as so many others do, there's only one thing...
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 6:49pm by marie

English Essay
Thanks GuruBlue for the feedback. I will look for those clauses. Although it's not my forte.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 3:30pm by Marco

english, compound sentences
Which word do you think fits best between the clauses?
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:37pm by Ms. Sue

english
Right. I assume you don't need to find the verbs in the two dependent clauses.
Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 8:00pm by Ms. Sue

English
Right. Two independent clauses need to be set off by a comma.
Sunday, September 25, 2011 at 6:00pm by Ms. Sue

english
thank you writeacher how could the same sentence be converted into conditional clauses if you__________________________________
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 8:39am by R S Telagathoty

english
I know the definition. What matters is whether you can identify the dependent and the independent clauses in that sentence.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:47pm by Writeacher

english
No. Please check your book to learn about introductory phrases and clauses.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 12:45pm by Ms. Sue

english
C is correct. Commas are needed to separate two independent clauses joined by and.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 12:22pm by Ms. Sue

English
Which of these clauses cannot stand alone? The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward,
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:27pm by Ms. Sue

English Answer Check--Please, help me!
Are there any more clauses in the sentences that I may have overlooked?
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:08pm by Anonymous

Grammar
first it is a dependent clause, since it cannot stand by itself. it is also a relative clause, since Relative clauses are dependent clauses introduced by a Relative Pronoun (that, which, whichever, who, whoever, whom, whomever, whose, and of which). it is also restrictive, as ...
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 5:58pm by Knights

Language Arts
Yes, you are on the right track. Here are some rather simplified definitions and examples for you: ** Simple sentence = 1 independent clause ** Compound sentence = 2 independent clauses, joined by a comma and one of the FANBOYs or by a semicolon ** Complex sentence = 1 ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 10:03am by Writeacher

Grammar (Writeacher)
1 has problems. There are two main clauses there. Clause #1 = It is December 7, 1941, Clause #2 = there ... Hawaii. 2. correct 3. correct (unless fleet is supposed to have a capital F on it ... does it?) 4. This is another one that has two clauses. Can you see them? 5. ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 3:05pm by Writeacher

ENGL
Independent clauses can be separated and serve as complete sentences. Dependent clauses cannot serve as complete sentences. Let us know what you think about each pair.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 8:47pm by Writeacher

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