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Choose the term that describes the phase that is in quotes.

Tony realized that "Maria was not going to show up".

A.) noun clause
B.) adverb clause
C.) adjective clause
D.) independent clause

I think it is A for this one?

Gripping the rail, "Lindsey stepped onto the ice".

A.) independent clause
B.) adjective clause
C.) adverb clause
D.) noun clause

I think it is C?

The basket "that she is holding" is made from palm fronds.

A.) independent clause
B.) adjective clause
C.) adverb clause
D.) noun clause

I think it is B?

  • English -

    The first and third ones are correct.

    Rethink the second.

  • English -

    Tony realized that "Maria was not going to show up".

    A.) noun clause
    B.) adverb clause
    C.) adjective clause
    D.) independent clause

    I think it is A for this one?
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    I do not think it is A.
    "Maria was not going to show up"
    Is a complete sentence and can stand independently of the rest.
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    Gripping the rail, "Lindsey stepped onto the ice".

    A.) independent clause
    B.) adjective clause
    C.) adverb clause
    D.) noun clause

    I think it is C?
    ----------------------------
    Again, that is a complete sentence that could stand independently.
    --------------------------------

    The basket "that she is holding" is made from palm fronds.

    A.) independent clause
    B.) adjective clause
    C.) adverb clause
    D.) noun clause

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    I could say
    The basket, "green", is made from palm fronds.
    It is an adjective, describing a noun.
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  • English -

    Would it be D for the second one?

  • English -

    No, the second one is not D!!

    What do you call the main clause of any sentence?

  • English -

    independent

  • Writeacher? -

    Independent?

  • English -

    Wow ... you need to develop some patience!

    Yes ... independent clause.

  • English -

    Thank you

  • English -

    You're welcome

    =)

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