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Conditional Sentences

The Wizarding Guide to Conditional Sentences

If I don’t read every day, I get very grumpy. If I read Harry Potter enough, I’ll surely receive my acceptance letter to Hogwarts. If I hadn’t read the entire series multiple times, I wouldn’t be able to write this article about wizardry and the types of conditional sentences. Unless you have something against magic, […]

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Clauses

How to Identify Independent and Dependent Clauses

What Is a Clause? A clause is a group of words containing both a subject (who or what the sentence is about) and a verb (which describes the main action of the subject). There are two kinds of clauses: independent and dependent clauses. Most simply, an independent clause can form a complete sentence on its […]

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Order of Adjectives

The Order of Adjectives

You might be thinking, “Order of adjectives? Can’t I just lump them all together in front of the noun and call it a day?” It might surprise you to discover that when adjectives are presented in a series, there’s actually a particular order they must follow. Often, native English speakers follow this order out of […]

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