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What does a subordinate clause show?
A subordinate clause is a clause that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence; it merely complements a sentence’s main clause, thereby adding to the whole unit of meaning. It has a subject and a verb, and on its own, it presents a complete unit of meaning: all of us are able to go out and have ice cream.
How do you remember subordinate clauses?
When a sentence contains a sub clause, we call it a complex sentence or a multi-clause sentence. You can remember some of the most useful conjunctions by using the acronym ‘I SAW A WABUB’.
What are the 3 subordinate clauses?
There are three different kinds of subordinate clauses: adverb clauses, adjective clauses, and noun clauses.
What are subordinate clauses examples?
Example sentences using a subordinate clause
- If you win the award, I will buy you a new video game.
- Since the sun will shine today, we will go to the beach.
- When she was sick, her teacher gave the exam.
- Because mom said so, I apologized to Cecilia.
What is a subordinate clause examples ks2?
A subordinate clause contains both a subject and a verb. A subordinate clause must be attached to a main clause as it would not make sense on its own. For example “I was hungry because I missed breakfast”. In this sentence “because I missed breakfast” is the subordinate clause to the main clause “I was hungry”.
What is subordinate clause give examples?
A subordinate clause has a subject and a verb, but it cannot stand alone as a complete sentence. Let’s look at some examples; If you win the award (you=subject; win=verb) Since the sun will shine today (the sun=subject; will shine=verb)
What is subordinate clause and its example?
A subordinate clause has a subject and a verb, but it cannot stand alone as a complete sentence. Let’s look at some examples; If you win the award (you=subject; win=verb) When she was sick (she=subject; was=verb) Because mom said so (mom=subject; said=verb)