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Clauses #1 (permalink) Sun May 20, 2012 13:59 pm   Clauses
 

What are Independent (or Main Clauses) & what are Subordinate (Dependent) Clauses?
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Clauses #2 (permalink) Wed Jun 06, 2012 22:05 pm   Clauses
 

can u explain to me what is "cause" ????
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Clauses #3 (permalink) Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:42 am   Clauses
 

Have you looked in a dictionary, Hajjar?
Or are you just asking questions and making comments so that you can spam people via PM?
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Re: Clauses #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 12, 2013 18:28 pm   Re: Clauses
 

Katty2010 wrote:
What are Independent (or Main Clauses) & what are Subordinate (Dependent) Clauses?


I met him last week when I was going to London.

I met him last week > Main clause (A main clause is one that can stand on its own)
when I was going to London > Subordinate clause (A subordinate clause is one that cannot stand on its own; it needs to depend on the main clause to convey the complete meaning)

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We talked for about half an hour before we took leave of each other.
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