Identify The Main Clause And Subordinate Clause Worksheet

Identify the main clause and subordinate clause in the following sentences.

Notes

The subordinate clause is usually introduced by a subordinating conjunction like as, since, because, if, whether, after, before, when, while, though, that, unless etc.

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1. When she spoke her annoyance was apparent to us all.

2. He said that he was giving me a friendly warning.

3. She was in a frenzy because fifteen people were coming to dinner.

4. I thought that his behaviour was rather forward.

5. Don’t ask his opinion unless you are ready for a frank answer.

6. A fortune teller told her that she would marry a handsome foreigner.

7. The river water passes through a filter before it is piped to homes.

8. We need a man who knows finance.

9. The book is so fascinating that I can’t put it down.

10. If it is raining, we cannot go out now.

11. We are still talking about the fabulous party that you gave.

12. Unless you apologize, we will not take you back.

Answers

In the following sentences, subordinate clauses are italicized and main clauses are underlined.

1. When she spoke (subordinate clause) her annoyance was apparent to us all (main clause).

2. He said (main clause) that he was giving me a friendly warning (subordinate clause).

3. She was in a frenzy (main clause) because fifteen people were coming to dinner (subordinate clause).

4. I thought (main clause) that his behaviour was rather forward (subordinate clause).

5. Don’t ask his opinion (main clause) unless you are ready for a frank answer (subordinate clause).

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6. A fortune teller told her (main clause) that she would marry a handsome foreigner (subordinate clause).

7. The river water passes through a filter (main clause) before it is piped to homes (subordinate clause).

8. We need a man (main clause) who knows finance (subordinate clause).

9. The book is so fascinating (main clause) that I can’t put it down (subordinate clause).

10. If it is raining (subordinate clause), we cannot go out now (main clause).

11. We are still talking about the fabulous party (main clause) that you gave (subordinate clause).

12. Unless you apologize (subordinate clause), we will not take you back (main clause).

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