Clauses as Parts of Speech




Clauses as Parts of Speech :


Subordinate clauses, like phrases, are used as parts of speech. They serve as substitutes for nouns, for adjectives or for adverbs.

1. A subordinate clause that is used as a noun is called a noun (or substantive) clause.

2. A subordinate clause that modifies a substantive is called an adjective clause.

3. A subordinate clause that serves as an adverbial modifier is called an adverbial clause.


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