Dependent clause

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A dependent clause or subordinate clause is a clause that is dependent on a main clause.[1]


There are various types of subordinate clause. There is some overlap between categories.

Type of dependent clause headed by Example(s) Notes
Adverbial clause A preposition or by inversion I will go to the park if it is sunny tomorrow. Many varieties
Relative clause relative I know that you worked last Christmas.
Wh- cleft wh- word What is needed is action.


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Subordinate clause Oxford Dictionaries