grammar another term for subordinate clause
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How to use dependent clause in a sentence
When a sentence is introduced by a participial phrase or a dependent clause it is in part or wholly periodic.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
If the sentence last quoted were inverted, a comma would be placed after the dependent clause."Stops" | Paul Allardyce
After a verb of wishing, the subjunctive is regularly used in the dependent clause.
Subordinate, joining a subordinate or dependent clause to a principal or independent clause.
A subordinate or dependent clause is one which makes a statement depending upon or modifying some word in the principal clause.
Cultural definitions for dependent clause
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