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Types of Sentences According to Structure

Types of Sentences According to Structure

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TYPES OF SENTENCES ACCORDING TO STRUCTURE
Simple sentenceA simple sentence is a sentence structure that contains oneindependent clauseand nodependent clauses. Examples1.The singer bowed.This simple sentence has one independent clause whichcontains onesubject,
singer 
, and onepredicate,
bowed 
.2.The baby cried.This simple sentence has one independent clause whichcontains onesubject,
baby 
, and onepredicate,
cried 
.3.The girl ran into her bedroom.This simple sentence has one independent clause whichcontains onesubject,
girl 
, and onepredicate,
ran into her bedroom
Compound sentenceA
compoundsentence
is composed of at least twoindependent clauses. It does not require adependent clause. The clauses are joined by a coordinatingconjunction(with or without acomma), a correlative conjunction (with or without a comma), or asemicolonthat functions as a conjunction.Examples1.Jack wanted to go swimming, but his wife wanted to goshopping.2.Her son studies History; her daughter majors in Chemistry.Complex sentence
 
A
complex sentence
is a sentence with anindependentclauseand at least onedependent clause(subordinating clause). The dependent clause is introduced by either asubordinateconjunctionsuch as
although
, or 
because
or arelative pronoun such as
who
or 
which
.
Examples
When I saw what you had done, I was sad.
 
Independent clause:
I was sad 
 
Dependent clauses:
When I saw 
and
what you had done
 
The worksheet is where you have put it.
 
Independent clause:
The worksheet is
 
Dependent clause:
where you have put it 
 Complex – Compound sentencesAsentencewith at least twoindependent clausesand one or  moredependent clauses(which can also be called subordinateclause) are referred to as a
complex-compound sentence
. It issometimes called a
compound-complex sentence
.
ExamplesThe cat lived in the backyard, but the dog, who knew he wassuperior, lived inside the house.
The cat lived in the backyard.
 
The dog lived inside the house.
who knew he was superior 
 
Though the movie had been tested on the market,
The Last Shadow 
did not fare well in the United States, but it did

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