Questions tagged with clause

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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 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 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 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 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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