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Questions tagged [types-of-sentences]

For questions about the types of sentences in English, such as declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, or imperative.

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What type of sentence is this?

I want to know whether the following sentence is complex or compound. "We must not be late, else we will miss the train."
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Sentence joined by comma- Is it compound/complex

i have a sentence Dogs bark,crows crow but lions roar. Is it compound, complex or compound-complex...I think its compound
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Compound or complex sentence without conjunctions

If we have a sentence with has no conjunction but has 2 verbs then which type of sentence is it Go clean your room. I think it is compound
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Type of sentence that includes a adjective phrase

Is the sentence The police is looking for the culprit who is suspected to be the mastermind A simple,compound or complex sentence. I think it is a simple sentence
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Does the but in this sentence make it a simple sentence or a complex sentence?

I was given the sentence "I am but a man" and I was wondering if this sentence is a complex sentence or a simple sentence.
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What type of a sentence is this?

In grammars, types of sentences are defined as: Simple: a sentence comprised of only one independent clause. Compound: a sentence comprised of minimum two independent clauses. Complex: a sentence ...
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Purpose of using it is okay..is it being polite?

What's the difference between You can have a drink now. and It is okay to have a drink now.
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Grammatical analyse

John is seen dancing. Can anyone tell me, please, whether it is COMPLEX SUBJECT SENTENCE or COMPLEX OBJECT SENTENCE. I am a bit confused because it can go with both. While analysing first I told my ...
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Can an imperative sentence be without verbs?

In English there are 4 types of sentences as it's taught in schools: 1. Declarative. 2. Interrogative. 3.Exclamatory. 4. Imperative. Now, as far as I can see, all the first three types of sentences ...