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© Capital Community College Clauses: Building Blocks for Sentences A clause is a group of related words containing a subject and a verb . It is different from a phrase in that a phrase does not include a subject and a verb relationship. There are many different kinds of clauses. It would be helpful to review some of the grammar vocabulary we use to talk about clauses. Words and phrases in this color are hyperlinks to the .
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© Capital Community College Clauses: Building Blocks for Sentences Clauses go by many names. Here are some definitions: 1. Independent: A clause that can stand by itself and still make sense. An independent clause could be its own sentence, but is often part of a larger structure, combined with other independent clauses and with dependent clauses. Independent clauses are sometimes called essential or restrictive clauses. 2. Dependent: A clause that cannot stand by itself. It depends on something else, an independent clause, for its meaning. A dependent clause trying to stand by itself would be a sentence fragment . Dependent clauses are sometimes called subordinate , nonessential, or nonrestrictive clauses. We will review the different kinds of dependent clauses.
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© Capital Community College Clauses: Building Blocks for Sentences And here are some examples of independent clauses . . . . 1. Independent clauses: Glaciers often leave behind holes in the ground. These holes are called kettles, and they look just like
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