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can anyone tell me which of the following is a complex sentence??? 1.But the journey of the coal driver is a reminder that often beneath the juggernaut of the Chinese economy are three guys squeezed into the cab of a filthy truck hauling coal, a trip multiplied daily by untold...
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at 9:51pm by Katrina
What,if anything,is wrong with this sentence? An appeals court ordered the money returned,however,the IRS didn't comply. A. PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED SENTENCE B. LACKS PARALLEL PARTS C. DANGLER D. COMMA SPLICE I THINK THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: (B)LACKS PARALLEL PARTS AM I CORRECT? No...
Friday, October 20, 2006 at 7:36am by Kalli
can someone correct these sentences and help me understand this? 1.I remember the reasonableness of my father's arguments. SPOA or is this not adverbial? 2.We are in a bit of a mess. what is in a bit of a mess? 3.Do you call yourself a porter? is a porter object complement? 4....
Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 7:10am by jessy
Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. with two dependent clauses? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm This webpage discusses various types of clauses and how they fit together into different kinds of sentences. A compound-complex sentence has two ...
Monday, May 14, 2007 at 7:05pm by SANCA
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
Hello, Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? 1. When the storm began to abate, we went home. 2. By the light of the moon, I tripped over a rock. 3. The dog that is man's best friend is cat's worst enemy. I don't see any dangling modifiers in here. Here are some websites...
Sunday, July 15, 2007 at 10:10am by Mandi
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
These sites have excellent explanations. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_clause.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:15pm by Ms. Sue
Every clause has a subject and a verb. If it's an independent clause, then it can be its own sentence or it can be combined with other clauses to make different types of sentences (compound, complex, compound-complex). If it's a dependent clause, it must be combined with at ...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:15pm by Writeacher
Ms. Sue is correct and she's given you some excellent websites. Remember that almost all subjects are either nouns or pronouns, but once in a great while a gerund phrase or an infinitive phrase or a relative clause can serve as a subject. Those are rare, but they do happen. ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 10:18am by Writeacher
#1 and 1-2 are correct. The others are grammatically correct, but do not say what I think you intend. #2 -- If you are saying that you need to put dashes (not hyphens or commas) before and after the phrase "in the subway system" it's incorrect. There should be no hyphens, ...
Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 3:28pm by Writeacher
9th grade Lit. B
Check these sites. http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/clause.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Friday, October 24, 2008 at 11:40am by Ms. Sue
The articles in English are the following: * a (used in front of a word that begins with a consonant) * an (used in front of a word that begins with a vowel) * the Here are some good exercises to learn how to use these: http://english-zone.com/index.php?ID=21...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 7:40am by Writeacher
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
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
grammar 7th grade
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm **The powerpoint presentation is a good one. **Also, scroll down to the section on independent clauses, then to the section on dependent clauses. **There are also some good quizzes here that can help to reinforce the ideas. ...
Monday, February 8, 2010 at 7:24pm by Writeacher
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
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
It's called a relative clause. It is also called an adjective clause because it modifies the noun, "girl." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm#relative
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 5:58pm by Writeacher
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