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We can categorize sentences into four main types, depending on the number and type of clauses
1. Simple (one independent clause):
We drove from Connecticut to Tennessee in one day.
2. Compound (more than one independent clause):
We were exhausted, but we arrived in time for my father's birthday party.
3. Complex (one independent clause and at least one dependent clause):
Although he is now 79 years old, he still claims to be 65.
4. Compound-complex (more than one independent clause and at least one dependent clause):
After it was all over, my dad claimed he knew we were planning something, but we think he was really surprised.