subordinate clause used as a noun


This sentence needs to be a subordinate clause used as a noun. How do a change it to make it correct?

See example:

Disliked and bullied, obese children often have lower self-esteem than the average child.
asked Mar 30 '12 at 15:58 Allison Randall New member

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Actually, the sentence looks correct, but your assignment wants you to know how a subordinate clause can be used as a noun.


A subordinate clause, or dependent clause, is part of a sentence that creates a fragment if used by itself and begins with a subordinate conjunction or a relative pronoun, and contains both a subject and a verb.


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My mind is currently drawing a blank on how to reword your sentence to where it will use such a clause as a noun.

link comment answered Apr 01 '12 at 02:24 Courtney Contributor

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