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Similar words: clausesanta clausclaustrophobiadependent clauseclaustrophobicindependent clausemaintainingmaintainedMeaning: n. a clause in a complex sentence that can stand alone as a complete sentence. 
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1. The sentence consists of a main clause and a subordinate clause.
2. The completed action is in the main clause.
3. However, when a subordinate clause follows a main clause this additional processing load does not occur.
4. The main clause elements are subject, predicator, object, complement, and adjunct.
5. It consists of a main clause and one or more subordinate clauses. The subordinate clause is either a noun clause, an adjective clause or an adverb clause.
6. Conjunction: The main clause is a guide.
7. A subordinate clause: A clause depends on the main clause in a sentence.
8. A purpose or reason clause needs a main clause to make a complete sentence.
9. A conditional clause needs a main clause to make a complete sentence.
10. In the complex sentence, 'I'd like to go the beach, if it's warm enough', 'I'd like to go to the beach' is the main clause, and 'if it's warm enough' is the subordinate clause.
11. In the sentence 'They often go to Italy because they love the food', 'They often go to Italy' is the main clause and 'because they love the food' is a subordinate clause.
12. In the sentence "Can you tell me what time it is?" 'Can you tell me' is the main clause, and 'what time it is' is a subordinate clause.
13. Also, they commonly appear as subordinate elements in a sentence where the main clause indicates the speaker.
13. Sentencedict.com try its best to gather and make good sentences.
14. Clauses of contrast give information that surprises, or contrasts with the main clause.
15. It points out that the correct comprehension of open IF-clause depends on the understanding of the semantic relationship between the main clause and the subordinate clause, as well as the context.
16. In any English grammar textbooks, there are certain chapters analyzing complex sentences and its subordinate clause and main clause.
17. Similar in principle to the enclosing of parenthetic expressions between commas is the setting off by commas of phrases or dependent clauses preceding or following the main clause of a sentence.
18. Concessive adverbial clause is used to express certain unfavorable circumstances or opposite conditions, which however, do not prevent the action in the main clause from happening.
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