Independent Clauses

An independent clause contains both a subject and a verb, completes a thought, and must be able to stand on its own as a complete sentence.

Examples of Independent Clauses

Some examples of independent clauses would be the following:

Garrett reads detective novels.

Kate threw a surprise party.

The biker glided down the hill.

We baked brownies.

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