Questions tagged with clause

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When to use a preposition at the end of a phrase?
I've seen a lot of comments and sometimes articles in which they add a preposition at the end of the ...
wordusage preposistion clause +1 vote, asked Jan 31 by Lia
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Sentence Structure
Consider the following sentences: The spider above the window has just caught a fly. The spider which is above the ...
sentences clause PrepositionalPhrases +1 vote, asked Dec 30 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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can dependent clause have direct object
It seems to me that it can. For example, "I read the book". The direct object is "book". If I ...
dependent clause direct object +1 vote, asked Dec 29 '15 by David Simpson
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If a compound verb follows a conjunction, then is it a clause?
"Tom went to the store and bought ice." This is an example of a compound verb. Tom does two verbs ...
Conjunction clause compound verb 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '15 by Grant M
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a noun clause using present tense to describe a future situation.
I have written the following and Google results show that this is OVERWHELMINGLY more common. But I cannot argue its ...
noun clause tense 0 votes, edited Oct 10 '15 by Ross Tulloch
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gerund phrase vs. clauses
What's the difference between the following two sentence constructions: 1. Flower Station is a flower store selling a variety of ...
gerund clause 0 votes, asked Sep 09 '15 by Molly Buckwalter Fairfield
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Is this a Dependent Clause??
Her eis the sentence in question: "Students enrolled in bachelor's and associate's degree programs must pass the Regents' Test as ...
dependent clause +2 votes, asked May 20 '15 by Luke
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Comma usage.
Where should I go with no destiny but a weak heart? Where should I go with no destiny, but a ...
comma punctuation clause 0 votes, edited May 19 '15 by Deep
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Independent or Dependent Clause?
"Travel from East to West causes greater jet lag than travel from West to East." Is the sentence above an ...
dependent clause 0 votes, asked May 06 '15 by Luke
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"you coming here please me" What is "you coming here" in the sentence? Is it a clause? If so which ...
clause nouns adverbs 0 votes, asked May 04 '15 by Maheen
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Dependant clause within appositive.
I usually do not have trouble with grammar, however, I need help with this sentence. This provides students, with, tablets ...
appositive dependant independent clause 0 votes, asked Apr 14 '15 by Austin Mulka
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commas after supposedly introductory clauses
Hi, could you tell me if a comma is needed after "marketing" in "In the international marketing it is important ...
comma clause 0 votes, asked Feb 22 '15 by Annie
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Is it correct to use a semicolon in the below sentence, where the second subject is colloquially ommitted: "I had ...
Semicolon pronoun clause +1 vote, asked Feb 05 '15 by John Stringfellow
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Clause or phrase?
The following is a Grammarly article that describes time designators, such as, "In 1989," as "introductory clauses:" Missing Comma After ...
clause Phrase +1 vote, asked Dec 02 '14 by Ron Krueger
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Noun clause vs. Gerund!! Need help =)
Hello everyone, I came across the topic of gerund and noun clause through my recent study . From this following ...
clause noun Phrase gerunds +1 vote, asked Aug 25 '14 by Pete
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Comma usage
I know that commas should be used when a new independent clause is introduced. However, should a comma be used ...
comma Usage Subordinate dependent clause -1 votes, asked Jul 27 '14 by Joe Peetz
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What is the Kernel Sentence of this sentence?
"One other key to creating jobs that will gainfully employ a substantial portion of the unemployed is to boost the ...
Infinitive adjective clause Phrase verbals 0 votes, asked Jun 25 '14 by Jerhewd
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What sentence type is this?
"Supporting the development of ecotourism, which improves the livelihoods of local people and links economic development with elephant conservation." It ...
Sentence clause complex simple 0 votes, asked Mar 16 '14 by Matthew Simpson
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Can "that" as a conjunction introduce an Independent clause?
Hi, Fowler's English Usage says: "'That' is used as a conjunction to introduce a subordinate clause, and a subordinate clause ...
that Conjunction independent clause Subordinate 0 votes, asked Mar 10 '14 by Christopher Renni-Calliope
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Series in a nonessential clause
How does one punctuate a series within a nonessential clause? Is one of the following examples correct, or is there ...
series clause comma Semicolon 0 votes, asked Jul 29 '13 by Sahndie
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type of clause
On the basis of the bedrock principle that the form–meaning relationship isarbitrary, it was argued that the null hypothesis should ...
clause 0 votes, asked Jul 28 '13 by MN
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compound-complex sentence?
"Improper use of antibiotics helps develop drug resistance, so many medicines that were strongly effective a few decades ago don't ...
Sentence clause 0 votes, edited Jun 15 '13 by DANiEL
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Elliptical clause
What is an elliptical clause & how do you know when its present? What word(s) can identify an elliptical clause, ...
grammar homework help elliptical clause 0 votes, asked Mar 04 '13 by Nidia Herrera
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present tense in clause referring to future action
"I will talk to John when he arrives" sounds okay. "I will talk to John when he will arrive" sounds ...
tense clause present -1 votes, asked Jul 04 '12 by Kenneth Bakalar
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relative clause
If the antecedent of a relative clause is the personal pronoun "you", say, for example, second person singular, should the ...
relative clause pronoun antecedent 0 votes, asked Mar 19 '12 by Marian Babiak
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