Complex Sentences Grammar Video Lesson

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Complex Sentences Definition

A complex sentence consists of one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses.

Examples of Complex Sentences

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

  • Elaina enjoys being class president even though she has to make hard decisions.
  • The movie did not live up to the comic book as we all expected.
  • Since you already heated the soup, I will just make a small salad.
  • When I get home from school, I have to walk my neighbor’s dog because she is on vacation.

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