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A simple sentence contains a subject and verb. It expresses a single complete thought. A simple sentence is a single independent clause.
The cat crept through the dark house. The wary mouse watched from underneath an upturned cereal box. The predatory cat stopped and surveyed his surroundings. The mouse darted for the safety of the nearly invisible hole under the cabinet.
A compound sentence contains two independent clauses. Conjunctions (for, and, nor, but, or, and yet, so) join these independent clauses. (Hint: The conjunctions spell FANBOYS.) The conjunction used can impact the meaning of the sentence.
One such investment must be in roads and highways, and another in improving public transportation. Many parents would dream about that, but it is not possible.. The mouse could wait until dark, or he could risk a daylight raid on the pantry. Despite the hard work of still-weary Gulf residents, yet the disaster is far from over.
A complex sentence is an independent clause joined by one or more dependent clauses. A subordinating conjunction begins the dependent clauses. A dependent clause that begins a sentence must be followed by comma. A dependent clause has a subject and a verb, but it does not make sense on its own.
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Some would choose to buy a house, while others would probably buy a business. From my point of view, though the investment number one must be in improving public transportation. In my country every time you buy a house, you are making a good deal, since houses do not lose its value frequently. Games like football, basketball or volleyball are fertile fields to have friends, as well as they make it possible to improve teamwork.