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Subordinate Clause

07 Jul 2008 on Learning

Structure of a sentence with a subordinate clause goes like this:

Subordinate conjunction/Relative pronoun +Subordinate clause, Main Clause

E.g. Although it was raining, we went out to reach the station on time

Subordinate clause does not form a complete sentence and hence it will start the sentence with Subordinate conjunctions or Relative pronouns

Subordinate conjunctions: after, although, as, because, before, even if, even though, if, in order that once, provided that, rather than, since, so, that, than, though, unless, until, when, whenever, where, whereas, wherever, whether, while, why

Relative Pronouns: that, which, whichever, who, whoever, whom, whose, whosoever, whomever