Analyse the following sentences and identify whether they are simple, complex, or compound. Also identify whether a subordinate clause is a noun clause, an adjective clause or an adverb clause.

1. The pearl disappeared into the ocean depths, never to be seen again.

2. Go to the market and buy some fruit.

3. On reaching the market, don't forget to buy some fruit.

4. Before the queen rode in the parade, she gave a speech.

5. The teacher and the Principal met in the hall near the library.

6. The big brown dog ran after the blue and red ball.

7. They dug at the spot where it was marked X, but didn't find anything.

8. Who told you to park here when it is clearly written that this is a 'No Parking' area?

9. James and Tina rode their bicycles after they ate lunch.

 10. What you see is what you get.

11. I always felt that we would meet again, but didn't think that it would happen so soon.

12. Have you seen or heard from Hari recently?

13. There, at the bottom of the trunk, lay the old album, the pictures faded and crumbling, yet none of us had even thought of searching for it in that obvious place.

14. You, not I, have to be at the station at five in the morning.

 15. Blessed are the poor, for they don't ask for much, even when they are suffering.

16. What goes up, comes down. 

17. She dropped the pan and the plate, but she held on to the spoon. 

18. After midnight some people say the ghosts come out of the haunted attic.

 19. Many brave soldiers fought in the war, and they received medals.

20. We have to go to bed when the clock chimes ten o'clock.

Asked by polygonpatna | 12th Jan, 2018, 11:05: PM

Expert Answer:

1. Complex sentence
    Main Clause: The pearl disappeared into the ocean depths
    Subordinate Clause: never to be seen again : Adverb Clause
 
2.  Compound sentence
     Main Clause: Go to the market
     Main Clause: buy some fruit 
 
3.  Complex sentence
     Main Clause: don't forget to buy some fruit
     Subordinate Clause: On reaching the market : Adverb Clause
 
4.  Complex sentence
     Main Clause: she gave a speech
     Subordinate Clause: Before the queen rode in the parade : Adverb Clause
 
5. Simple sentence
 
6. Complex sentence
    Main Clause: The big brown dog ran
    Subordinate Clause: after the blue and red ball : Adverb Clause
 
7. Compund-Complex sentence
    Main Clause: They dug at the spot 
    Main Clause: it was marked X
    Subordinate Clause: where it was marked X : Adjective clause
    Suboridnate Clause: but didn't find anything : Adverb Clause
 
9. Complex sentence
    Main clause: James and Tina rode their bicycles
    Suboridnate Clasue: after they ate lunch : Adverb Clause
 
10. Simple sentence
 
12. Simple sentence
 
13. Compound-Complex sentence
      Subordinate clause: at the bottom of the trunk: Adverb clause
      Subordinate clause: yet none of us had even thought of searching for it in that obvious place : Noun clause
 
 
14. Complex sentence
      Subordiante Clause: at the bottom  Advertb clause
      Subordiante Clause: 
 
15. Compund-complex sentencs
      Subordinate clause: even when they are suffering: Adverb Clause
      Suboridnate Clasue: for they don't ask for much: Noun clause
 
16. Simple sentence
 
17. Compound sentence
      Main Clause: She dropped the pan and the plate
      Subordinate clause: but she held on to the spoon
 
18. Complex sentence
      Main Clause: the ghosts come out of the haunted attic
      Subordinate Clause: After midnight some people say : Adverb Clause
 
19. Compound sentence
      Main Clause: Many brave soldiers fought in the war
      Suboridnate Clause: and they received medals : noun clause
 
20. Complex sentence
     Main Clause: We have to go to bed
      Suboridnate Clause: when the clock chimes ten o'clock : Adverb Clause
 

Answered by Athira | 15th Jan, 2018, 06:42: PM

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