The Complex Sentence

A complex sentence contains one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. Here are several examples:

independ.

We saw depend i thai you were tired.

depend. independ.

Because the day was cloudy, they put off the picnic.

I like the people| who live next door.

In a complex sentence the independent clause is called the main clause, and the dependent always func tions as a noun or adverb or called the subor dinate. Of course a complex sentence may contain a number of subordinate clauses, but it can only have one main This type of sentence is very important in composition, and we shall study it more closely in Chapter

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