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Difference Between Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Adjective Clauses

Difference Between Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Adjective Clauses We already have talked about adjective clauses, we said that an adjective clause is used to modify, explain, and give important or extra information about a noun or pronoun...

By Jalali on Oct 23rd, 2016
Reduction of an Adjective Clause to an Adjective Phrase

Reduction of an Adjective Clause to an Adjective Phrase Reduction of an Adjective Clause to an Adjective Phrase The reduction of an adjective clause to an adjective phrase is possible. Consider the rules and examples below.  1- If the relative...

By Jalali on Oct 16th, 2016
Reduction of Adverb Clause to a Modifying Phrase

Adverb Clause What is an Adverb Clause? An adverb clause is used to modify a verb, an adjective or another adverb that comes in the main clause in a complex sentence. It is also called dependent clause or subordinate clause because it starts...

By Jalali on Oct 16th, 2016
What are noun clauses in English?

We already have talked about independent and dependent clauses. We studied that depend or subordinate clauses are subdivided into three parts: 1.Noun Clause 2. Adjective Clause 3. Adverb Clause. It can function as a noun, an adjective or...

By Jalali on Sep 28th, 2016
Adverb Clause Of Purpose

A clause which is used to tell you about the purpose of the verb in the main clause is called adverb clause of purpose. Adverb clauses of purpose are introduced by the subordinating conjunctions that, so that, in order that, in order to and...

By Jalali on Aug 6th, 2016
How to use Adverb Clause of Reason/ Cause?

There are several types of adverb clauses in English. We studied about the adverb clause of contrast, and in this lesson we are going to learn how to use adverb clause of reason or cause. How to Use Adverb Clause of Reason/ Cause? An adverb...

By Jalali on Aug 5th, 2016
Adverb Clause of Contrast

You might know that an adverb clause is a dependent clause that functions as an adverb in a sentence. There are different kinds of adverb clauses in English; in addition, the subordinators can distinguish the different types of adverb clauses....

By Jalali on Aug 4th, 2016
What is the difference between sentence, clause and phrase?

These three structure are common part of English grammar. Whatever we say that is made of phrase, clause and sentence. These three structures have different roles and functions. Learning the difference between them will help you to improve both...

By Jalali on Mar 5th, 2016