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English Sentence Structures


Here are some examples of English sentence structures:


1. Simple Sentence: A single independent clause that expresses a complete thought.

Example: I like pizza.


2. Compound Sentence: Two or more independent clauses joined by a coordinating conjunction.

Example: I like pizza, but my friend prefers pasta.


3. Complex Sentence: An independent clause joined by one or more dependent clauses.

Example: Although I like pizza, I try to eat it in moderation.


4. Compound-complex Sentence: Two or more independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses.

Example: Although I like pizza, I try to eat it in moderation, but my friend doesn't care about his diet.


5. Declarative Sentence: A statement.

Example: The sun is shining.


6. Imperative Sentence: A command or request. Example: Turn off the lights.


7. Interrogative Sentence: A question.

Example: What time is it?


8. Exclamatory Sentence: An exclamation.

Example: Wow, that's amazing!


9. Passive Sentence: The object or recipient of the action is the subject of the sentence.

Example: The cake was baked by my mom.


10. Active Sentence: The subject of the sentence does the action.

Example: My mom baked the cake.


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