compound sentence


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a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses

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Such conventions included noun groups, compound sentences and pronoun reference, all of which were a part of my school's English units for the year.
Simple sentence (We say it twice because a compound sentence joins two simple sentences) Let's become a compound sentence And, or, but, so
The verb "cried" belongs both to the compound sentence "he began to cry and he cried" and to the sentence "he and Rose and Rose and he cried.
Compound sentences tend to be of a much complex nature and include not just two or three, but more clauses, as in the following example:
8 words per sentence; there are no compound sentences to increase sentence length and no subordinate clauses adding to T-unit or sentence length.
The abundance of such compound sentences (with questionable grammar) permeates the entire book.
In sequence complex sentences, compound sentences, and compound complex sentence patterns may be included.
Once she has mastered compound sentences, unified paragraphs, claim and counterclaim, she will be ready.
I prefer the later stories where Albahari explores language, often humorously, as at the opening to "My Wife Has Light Eyes:" `This will be a simple story,' I think, `And it will have no compound sentences.
Another complaint: someone should help this young author cure his unfortunate addiction to triple compound sentences.
Break up long compound sentences into shorter, simpler sentences.
This ability to capture rules in compound sentences uniquely enables both business and IT professionals to develop, maintain and execute business rules for their applications.
The dynamic quality of this kind of demonstration appeal to pupils and make clearer the way words build into phrases and clauses--and the way these then connect together to make complex and compound sentences.
It could also be used to teach students to analyse sentence structure and to recognise simple and compound sentences.
The classic grammatical characteristic of your 'key marginals' is that kind of writing, with sentences largely characterised by compound sentences, like this: