Compound-Complex Sentences
Compound-Complex Sentences Definition
A compound-complex sentence consists of two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses.
Examples of Compound-Complex Sentences

Some examples of compound-complex sentences would be the following (note the underlined dependent clauses):

I invited Bruno to the concert, but he can only go if one of us gives him a ride.

Kaci has a bountiful vegetable garden, so she is always outside when it is sunny.

As soon as I heard the news, I called Nathan, and we made plans to celebrate.

I passed the test, but I would have gotten a perfect score if I had studied for the vocabulary section.

You can come pick up the cake, or if you would prefer, we can deliver it to you.

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