Linguistics. a sentence in which another sentence is embedded: In The man who called is waiting, The man is waiting is a matrix sentence.
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Words That Can Ruin Your SentenceActually . . . crutch words slip into sentences in order to give the speaker more time to think or to emphasize a statement. Over time, they become unconscious verbal tics. Here are some crutch words to avoid!
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Origin of matrix sentence
First recorded in 1960–65
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