Questions tagged with dependent

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Dependency and Commas
"The higher the GDP, the lower the mortality rate." I had a doubt regarding this sentence formation. If the above ...
comma dependant dependent dependentclause Sentence 0 votes, asked Oct 07 by Sachin Rammoorthy
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Is 'it's bad' an independent clause?
In the sentence: "I don't know why you guys wanted to see this so badly. It's bad," is "it's bad" ...
independent independentclause clause dependentclause dependent +2 votes, asked Sep 20 by Brian
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Seemingly incomplete sentences
Dear Grammarly Staff/Community, I'm an English teacher who spends a lot of time preparing high school students for the ACT ...
Clauses independent dependent relative verbless +3 votes, asked Jan 22 by
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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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Examples where a dependent clause following an independent clause needs a comma.
Hello all, So I've been reading up on the use of clauses and have come across something that I don't ...
commaplacement comma dependent independent Clauses 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '15 by Joseph
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Comma usage with dependent clauses
Hi all, I am confused about comma usage in these two sentences. 1.) "What I like best about my career ...
comma nonessential dependent Clauses +1 vote, edited Sep 30 '15 by sarah kay
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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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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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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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