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Indentify each sentence below with Simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex.

Could you pleas tell me if these are correct?


1. After they defeated Germany in World War II, the Allies divided Germany and its capital city, Berlin, into four sectors: a British sector, a French sector, an American sector, and a Russian sector. Compound-complex


2. The Russian sector became the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany, and Berlin was in that sector. Compound

3. The East Germans tried to make Berlin their capital, but ultimately they could only have East Berlin because the Americans, French, and British controlled West Berlin. Compound-complex

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    #1 is incorrect.
    #2 is correct
    #3 is correct.

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    so is #1 complex? because that is the only choice left.

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    LOL.... Yup... The dependent clause is

    After they defeated Germany in World War II

    The independent clause is

    the Allies divided Germany and its capital city, Berlin, into four sectors: a British sector, a French sector, an American sector, and a Russian sector.

    Notice the colon... the there is a list of sectors following it. There is only one verb. Basic part of the sentence is Allies divided Germany and Berlin.

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    thank you so much!!

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    You are entirely welcome.

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