Dependent (Subordinate) Clauses Video Lesson

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Dependent/Subordinate Clauses Definition

A dependent or subordinate clause contains both a subject and a verb, begins with a subordinating conjunction, does not complete a thought, and cannot stand on its own as a complete sentence.

Examples of Dependent/Subordinate Clauses

Some examples of dependent/subordinate clauses would be the following:

  • after we finished the puzzle
  • although Kayla had already seen the movie
  • before I forget to tell you
  • unless she finishes her homework early
  • whenever Greg goes to the beach

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