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How to use dependent clause in a sentence
Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.
They would not, for example, supersede federal law regarding the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment.
Conventional wisdom holds that most excessive drinkers are alcohol dependent.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our ability to feel seen is truly dependent on being in relation to someone else.
In 2014, any dependent youth who earns more than $6,200 will have to report those earnings to the IRS.Paying Taxes and Going to Jail Like Adults; Teens Deserve the Right to Vote, Too|Jillian Keenan|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He added that lessening clause, remembering, quite simply, how much more brilliant he was than Nigel.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Without having represented to your husband the propriety of first consulting his father, on whom he is dependent, I think?The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
It was stated by the deputation that 5,000 families were dependent on the jewellery trades in Birmingham.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
It is dependent on that covenant as made with the Mediator, and consistent with it as established with men.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
"As much dependent on Great Britain as one perfectly free people can be on another," the Farmer said.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Cultural definitions for dependent clause
A clause that does not stand alone as a sentence but depends on another clause to complete its meaning: “When I get my braces off, I will be very happy.” Dependent clauses are also known as subordinate clauses. (Compare independent clause.)