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Can you check if these sentences are simple, fragment, compound, or complex?:

"Since the movie would last two hours, after dropping off the kids, mother decided to go shopping."
Complex?

"Kelly read The Plague as her summer novel."
Simple?

"Lawmakers frustrated with all the delays."
Fragment?

"We knew that we would lose the game and the opportunity of a state championship."
Is this simple (or compound)?

"Two years ago, the magazine Geo-World predicted that the planet's weather changes would affect all parts of the world, especially the poles, which are losing ice rapidly."
Complex?

"Popcorn is my favorite snack."
Simple?

"Our vacation to Denver was great, but the drive home was too long."
Compound?

"Thinking of selling the house."
Fragment?

"The city is building a new theatre."
Simple?

"Whenever the store manager decides to close early, I always have to call to get a ride home because I don't have a call."
Complex?

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  1. "We knew that we would lose the game and the opportunity of a state championship."
    Is this simple (or compound)? >> compound

    Your other answers are also correct.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Thanks Ms. Sue, although that question was actually complex:/ Not sure why tho

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  3. "We knew that we would lose the game and the opportunity of a state championship."

    I thought about complex and then changed my mind.

    We knew >> independent clause
    that we would lose the game and the opportunity of a state championship." >> dependent clause.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Yes, it is a complex sentence.

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