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Lesson 266

Parts of the Sentence - Adverb Clauses

 

Adverb clauses like adjective clauses can give variety to your sentences.

 

Instructions: Combine the following sentences using adverb clauses at the end of the sentence.

 

1. We watched the robins. They raised their young in our apple tree.

 

2. Becky read the book. It was recommended by a friend.

 

3. Dad donates his suits to charity. He has worn them a year.

 

4. The policemen delayed the drivers. The wrecks were cleared.

 

5. Ann ate an apple. She studied her vocabulary.

 

 

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Answers:

 

Several different subordinate conjunctions can be used to combine adverb clauses with independent clauses, but I will only show one possibility.

 

1. We watched the robins while they raised their young in our apple tree.

 

2. Becky read the book since it was recommended by a friend.

 

3. Dad donates his suits to charity after he has worn them a year.

 

4. The policemen delayed the drivers until the wrecks were cleared.

 

5. Ann ate an apple as she studied her vocabulary.

 




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