Learn Clause and Its Types, Adjective, Adverb, and Noun Clause with definitions, examples, and uses in sentences with exercises having answers.
Clause and Its Types | Adverb, Adjective Noun Clause
Definition of Clause
A clause is a group of words that have their own subject and predicate whereas predicate means the word express ‘action’.
In the example, choose the clause and predicates.
(i) If they work hard, they will get through the exams.
If they work = clause
they will get through the exams = clause
work = predicate
get = predicate
(ii) If I were you, I would not do it.
If I were you = clause
I would not do it = clause
do = predicate
We must remember, to understand the clause, we should learn the phrase too because it is important to pick the complete concept. So, just take a look at clause and phrase too.
Phrase: I gave him a gold chain.
Clause: He gave her a necklace which was made of precious pearls.
Phrase: The boy with blue eyes is my cousin.
Clause: There came a person who had attractive blue eyes.
Phrase: Mercury gave woodcutter a gold axe.
Clause: Mercury gave woodcutter an axe which was made of wood.
So, let us discuss the clause by getting through its Types/Kinds.