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What is a simple sentence?

 

Definition
 

A simple sentence is a sentence containing one main clause and no subordinate clauses.

Generic
  A simple sentence is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 209

 

Crystal 1985 280

 

Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 719

 

Mish 1991 1099


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