Complex-compound sentence

Complex-compound sentence

A complex-compound sentence or compound-complex sentence is a sentence with at least two independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses (also known as subordinate clauses).

Example

The dog lived in the backyard, but the cat, who knew he was superior, lived inside the house.

Independent clauses:

  • The dog lived in the backyard.
  • The cat lived inside the house.

Dependent clause:

  • who knew he was superior

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