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Operators
The verb used to construct negative or interrogative clauses.
Ex: I WILL not allow you to gothere.
IS she walking?
(dummy do)
Coordination
Two clauses are connected, with each having equal status
"it's modern but it's clean"
Occur most often in conversation.
Subordination
One clause is embedded as part of another clause
"although it's modern, it's clean"
Ellipsis
Simplificiation "It's clean although modern"
Dependent Clauses
Normal part of another clause (the main clause)
"I hate to see that. We have 30 men working.
Independent Clauses
Can stand on their own without being subordinate to another clause.
"She has a day off school."
Object
occurs after the main verb
Subject
occurs before the main verb
Relative Clause
Refers to preceding noun
Complement Clause
Doesn't refer to preceding noun
Subject Raising
Subject of dependent clause becomes subject of main clause.
Object Raising
Object of dependent clause becomes subject of main clause
Extrapositioning
Subject of main clause moves to the end of the sentence
Not negation
conversation
Contractions
conversation
Noun modifiers
academic
No-negation
academic
Interrogatives
conversation
imperative clauses
no subject
Conversation
Premodifiers
Academic
No modifier
Conversation
Postmodifier
Academic
Both Pre- and Post-
Academic
Prepositional phrases as postmodifiers
Academics
Relativizers
Academic
That-clause types
Conversation
Subject Predicative TO clauses
the problem IS
the function IS