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What is a subordinate clause?

 

A subordinate clause doesn't make sense on its own. 

It can come before or after the MAIN CLAUSE and it adds more information.

A subordinate clause usually starts with a conjunction.

 

Examples:   (the subordinate clause is underlined)

 

When I was hungry, my father made me dinner.

My father made me dinner when I was hungry.

 

... Notice how "when I was hungry" doesn't make sense as a complete sentence on its own.

"My father made me dinner" is the main clause because it makes sense on its own. The subordinate clause just adds more detail.

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