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What is a coordinate clause?



A coordinate clause is a clause belonging to a series of two or more clauses which

Examples (English)
  • I will go home and he will go to work.
  • John likes hamburgers, but Mary prefers hot dogs.
  • We might go to Seattle, or we might go to California.
  A coordinate clause is a kind of

Crystal 1980 92


Hartmann and Stork 1972 54


Foley, W. and Van Valin 1984 243


Payne, J. 1985 3


Mish 1991 288


Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 46

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