April 18, 2014

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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.
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:25pm 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).
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 11:37pm by Writeacher

English II
Adjective clauses modify nouns.
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 10:56am by Writeacher

A is correct. Read the section on Relative Clauses.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:15pm by Writeacher

Hello, Does the following sentence contain a relative clause? The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. Thank You 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

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.
Friday, November 28, 2008 at 11:14am by Writeacher

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.
Monday, August 9, 2010 at 9:21pm by Writeacher

We put semi-colons between two independent clauses.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:02pm by Ms. Sue

You try the rest and let us know what you decide.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 7:51pm by Writeacher

This is an excellent webpage with good explanation and examples. Study it, and then let us know about specific questions you have.
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 10:56am by Writeacher

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

Can you give me a example of a compound-complex sen. with two dependent clauses? 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

college English
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 10:43am by bobpursley

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

Study this and let us know...
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:49pm by Writeacher

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

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:02pm by Writeacher

All except #9 are correct. Nearly all adjective clauses begin with a relative pronoun.
Friday, October 11, 2013 at 12:18am by Writeacher

English 11
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 10:54am by Writeacher

It's called a relative clause. It is also called an adjective clause because it modifies the noun, "girl."
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 5:58pm by Writeacher

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:02pm by Writeacher

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 8:37am 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

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

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

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

Is the following sentence a complex sentence? As a result of showing my gregarious personaity, I have many friends. No, it's not complex. Before the comma, there needs to be a clause, not a phrase. Did you find my correction below?? Let me know how you decide to correct this...
Sunday, August 12, 2007 at 2:55pm by Shari

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

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

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

grammar 7th grade **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

can some body give me a example of a clause sentence Eric or Bear or whoever -- 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

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

These sites have excellent explanations.
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:15pm by Ms. Sue

english desperate
Are these corret! tahnk you so much review for test! are my answers correct 1. Several people listened, but nobody voluntered??? simple 2. Gina and dave picked the wild flowers, and we arranged them???simple 3. Snow fell: winter was now upon us?? compound 4. Mrs Smith may be ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at 12:27am by liz

Try some of the following links which will explain the different clauses: Sra
Monday, September 27, 2010 at 6:49pm by SraJMcGin

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

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 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

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

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

Yes. Your definition is far better (easier to understand) than that of grammarians! Think of a sentence like this ~~> Each clause has two parts: the subject and all that goes with it, and the verb and all that goes with it. A sentence can fit any of these patterns (and a ...
Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 8:44pm by Writeacher

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

9th grade Lit. B
Check these sites.
Friday, October 24, 2008 at 11:40am by Ms. Sue

#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

english, compound sentences
The two independent clauses are setting up a contradiction or opposites. Which conjunction will you use?
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:37pm by Writeacher

Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 11:12pm by Ms. Sue

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

GRAMMAR Technically, #1 is not a run-on because all the clauses are joined by some kind of conjunction. However, it's WAY too long and needs to be divided into at least two sentences. #2 is correct, even though it reads terribly!! It ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:50pm by Writeacher

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

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

Incorrect: #s 3, 7, 10 #s 6 and 8 don't make any sense. Non-essential clauses need two commas each (unless the clause comes at the end of the sentence). See #4 in the linked webpage below:
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:53pm by Writeacher

English language
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:
Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 7:40am by Writeacher

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 10:49pm by Anonymous

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:37am by Bob

Correction - Grammar
2.Which of the following sentences contain Noun Clauses and which contain adverbial clauses? a.Liz accepted [that she would never be a great opera singer.] (Noun Clause) b.Iíll participate provided [that you listen to me.] (Noun Clause) c.We waited [until the sun had set.] (...
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 6:08pm by Nora

There should be no comma in that sentence. Commas are needed AFTER subordinate clauses that introduce a sentence, but NOT BEFORE them when they come later in a sentences. See #3 and #11.
Monday, June 1, 2009 at 12:29am by Writeacher

english 3 honors
Here are a wealth of sites on clauses.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 7:22pm by GuruBlue

#35 is OK, but I'd put a capital "I" on "it" after the colon since it's the beginning of an independent clause. #36 seems OK, but the problem is that the relative pronoun "which" does not have a clear antecedent. http://...
Friday, July 9, 2010 at 1:17am by Writeacher

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

These sites have good explanations: Click on Grammar Practice. Click on Grammar at the left. I and he = pronouns, subjects ...
Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 12:44pm by Writeacher

can anyone tell me about clauses
Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 12:15pm by lily

If I put a sentence here listing the dependent and independent clauses within the sentence can you tell me if I am correct. Here is the sentence. I have read several fairy tale collectionthat include th Cinderella story, but my favorite is a book that belonged to my great-...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 9:54am by Olivia

english 204
There is no passive, so it must be active (voice). There are two independent clauses joined with the comma and coordinating conjunction. What do you think?
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 5:18pm by Writeacher

com 155
... but not before "so that" -- when the conjunction is one of the FANBOYS, then the clauses are both independent, and a comma and COORDINATING conjunction is needed. However, "so that" is a SUBORDINATING conjunction -- a very different thing.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 3:31pm by Writeacher

Yes, it's false. Basically, it's incorrect to separate sentences (independent clauses) with only a comma. Take a look (subjects are underlined; verbs are bold): The child was alert upon awakening, nonetheless we felt a full workup was best at this time. The word "nonetheless" ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 12:26pm by Writeacher

Nope. It has two independent clauses.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 5:52pm by Ms. Sue

"However" is not a subordinating conjunction. Here is a good list: There is no dependent clause because both clauses could stand as independent sentences: Democracy is a noble goal. and It is ...
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 11:08am by Writeacher

No, the correct sentence is a. Semicolons are used to separate EQUAL things, primarily independent clauses. The words "worse yet" are simply transitional, as you said, but they do not make up a complete independent clause. Semicolons:
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 1:10am by Writeacher

It's a run-on sentence. It has two independent clauses.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 5:10pm by Ms. Sue

Periods are used to separate clauses. A) True B) False Answer A
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:02pm by Marie

Comma uses: LOTS of these!! Semicolon uses: The basic use of semicolons is to separate independent clauses, but there are other uses, too.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 4:42pm by Writeacher

9th grade English
subordinating conjunction = the subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another a conjunction (like `since' or `that' or `who') that introduces a dependent clause correlative conjunction = In grammar, a conjunction is a part of ...
Friday, January 9, 2009 at 2:12am by KAYLA

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

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

I think the first is better, since it preserves the tense in both clauses.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:26am by Steve

What is your question? That is not a complete sentence. It has two subordinate clauses, but no main clause.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:00pm by Ms. Sue

Essential clauses should be set off with commas. A) True B) False My answer is B
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:19pm by Marie

Adjective clauses start with these words: which, who, whose, whom, that. Adverb clauses start with any of a whole raft of subordinating conjunctions:
Monday, June 2, 2008 at 6:37am 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

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

Hey! I need some help identifying the parts of speech quote from Macbeth. (For example I need help identifying the independent clauses, dependent clauses,subj, appositive, gerunds, etc.) The service and loyalty I owe, In doing it,pays itself.Your higness,part Is to recieve our...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 7:42pm by Adam

1. We were very nervous on Friday because we had said we would present our report to the class then. 2. As I always say, you are what you don't eat. (I don't understand that one!) Sequence of verbs in #1: You use "like...
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 3:26pm by Writeacher

I think you're right, Drwls. Although "when" doesn't usually introduce adjective clauses, this may be an exception.
Friday, May 8, 2009 at 8:31pm by Ms. Sue

Colon is correct. Semicolons separate two clauses or confusing lists of terms.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:14pm by Ms. Sue

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

Here's the only CLAUSE in that sentence: The play amused everyone. And here's the only PHRASE in that sentence: a three-act farce
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 11:19am by Writeacher

[Well, that's not much more concise, but the clauses and phrases are less flip-floppy all over the place!]
Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 12:36pm by Writeacher

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

It sounds like the second half of a compound sentence. "For" is one of the coordinating conjunctions, which are primarily used to join independent clauses to form compound sentences. In addition, the word "myself" is ...
Friday, January 1, 2010 at 9:23pm by Writeacher

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

A. is a run-on sentence. It connects two independent clauses with a comma. It should be replaced by either a semicolon or a period.
Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 9:48pm by Ms. Sue

who (and all its forms), which -- can be either interrogative pronouns or relative pronouns interrogative = Who is your brother? relative = My brother is the one who drives the red truck. where, when -- can also introduce subordinate (but not interrogative) clauses ...
Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 7:41am by Writeacher

Who is the sentence subject. 'She' and 'I' are the subjects of dependent clauses within the sentence.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:30pm by drwls

Bob is wrong, the correct answers are c,d,d,b,c,b.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:37am by Bob's mom

I can confirm that "A Helpful Persons" 's answers are correct.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 8:37am by Confirm

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 =]

You don't need the comma after "awareness" because that "and" isn't joining two clauses. The other comma is correct.
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 3:06pm by Writeacher

"The data indicate that 40 percent of the land that Israel plans to keep in any future deal with the Palestinians is private." Which kind of sentences is it?simple?complex?compound?complex compound? How can I define the part of speechs of each word in this sentence? Here are ...
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 7:36pm by Katrina

Parallel construction in writing means using similar forms of words, phrases, or clauses in sentence patterns and structures. A) True B) False my answer is A
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:43pm by Marie

Suboridiante clauses: What is the subordinate clause in the sentence: May the dreams you dream today be tomorrow's dreams come true.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 8:24pm by Kim

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