Mark the clauses as main clause (MC) subordinate clause (SC) and coordinate clause (CC) in these sentences.

1. Priya had a nice basket full of fruits.

2. I wanted to play Scrabble, but my sister was keen on playing Monopoly.

3. Debu likes music that is composed by A. R. Rahman.

4. The lady who is wearing a black dress is my aunt.

5. Use the washing machine carefully, as I showed you yesterday.

6. Ravi has a car but prefers to travel by bus.

7. Rinku left for Gujarat last month, and she has not returned since.

8. The boy who came yesterday was Monu's brother.

9. The train will leave when the green signal is given.

10. He tried and tried again till he succeeded.

11. I love cats but my sister likes dogs.

12. He runs in the open field when he feels like it.

13. I often watch birds flying in the sky.

 14. Hard work leads to success.

15. 1 was tired, vet I completed my work.

16. lie pleaded that he be allowed to go home.

17. It was snowing, so I remained at home.

18. Since you are sick, you should consult a doctor.

19. The life of a butterfly is short, but it is very beautiful.

20. 1 am fond of cakes, but I do not like chocolates.

Asked by polygonpatna | 7th Jan, 2018, 03:32: AM

Expert Answer:

1. Priya had a nice basket full of fruits. 
     Main Clause
 
2. I wanted to play Scrabble, but my sister was keen on playing Monopoly.
    Main Clause: I wanted to play Scrabble
    Co-ordiante Clause: but my sister was keen on playing Monopoly
     
3. Debu likes music that is composed by A. R. Rahman.
    Main Clause: Debu likes music
    Subordinate Clause: that is composed by A. R. Rahman


4. The lady who is wearing a black dress is my aunt.
    Subordinate Clause
    
    
5. Use the washing machine carefully, as I showed you yesterday.
    Main clause: Use the washing machine carefully
    Subordinate Clause: as I showed you yesterday
 

6. Ravi has a car but prefers to travel by bus.
   Main Clause: Ravi has a car 
   Coordianating  Clause: but prefers to travel by bus
      
7. Rinku left for Gujarat last month, and she has not returned since.
    Main Clause: Rinku left for Gujarat last month
    Main Clause: she has not returned since
    Coordianating Clause - Corodianting conjuction 'and'
 
8. The boy who came yesterday was Monu's brother.
    Subordinate Clause
 
    
9. The train will leave when the green signal is given.
    Main Clause: The train will leave 
    Subordinate Clause: when the green signal is given
 
 
10. He tried and tried again till he succeeded.
      Coordinate Clause
   

11. I love cats but my sister likes dogs. 
      Coordinate Clause
 
 
12. He runs in the open field when he feels like it.
      Main Clause: He runs in the open field
      Subordinate Clasue: when he feels like it
 
 
13. I often watch birds flying in the sky.
      Subordinate Clause     
 
 
14. Hard work leads to success. 
      Main Clause
 
 
15. I was tired, yet I completed my work. 
      Main Clause: I was tired
      Coordinate Clause: yet I completed my work
 
 
16. lie pleaded that he be allowed to go home.
      Subordinate Clause
 

17. It was snowing, so I remained at home.
      Main Clause: It was snowing
      Coordiante Clause: so I remained at home
 

18. Since you are sick, you should consult a doctor.
      Main Clause: you should consult a doctor
      Subordinate Clause: Since you are sick
 

19. The life of a butterfly is short, but it is very beautiful. 
      Main Clause: he life of a butterfly is short
      Subordinate Clause: but it is very beautiful
 

20. I am fond of cakes, but I do not like chocolates. 
      Main Clause: I am fond of cakes
      Subordinate Clause: but I do not like chocolates

Answered by Athira | 12th Jan, 2018, 01:12: PM

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