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Independent Clauses &: Dependent/Subordinate



Commas are used differently when a clause is an independent clauses or if the clause is a dependent/subordinate clauses. Clauses are independent when they are:

a complete thought

contains a subject &amd; a predicate (object).

a complete sentence

Examples:

  • I like to go to the store.
  • We are going to the movies.
  • The teachers at schools are really nice.

Clauses are dependent/subordinate when:

  • not a complete thought
  • contains a subject and a predicate(object).
  • not a complete sentence

Examples:

  • not a complete thought
  • contains a subject and a predicate(object).
  • not a complete sentence

Comma Usage

Apostrophe "'s" To Show Possession

Comma Usage - Lists

Comma Usage - Independent Clauses

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Nonessential Clauses-Commas

The Difference between Clauses or Phrases

Introductory Phrases, Clauses and Words with Commas

Commas Usage With Titles, Dates & Addresses

Independent Clauses &: Dependent/Subordinate

Introductory Phrases & Commas