Tag: relative pronouns

  • Breaking Down Relative Pronouns

    Breaking Down Relative Pronouns

    You know how your relatives can be, well, complicated? Maybe you have an uncle to whom you would rather not introduce your friends and a cousin who always says embarrassing things. Relative pronouns are kind of like that: complicated, messy and a little confusing. Once you get to know them, however, you’ll fall in love…

  • What Are Subordinating Conjunctions?

    What Are Subordinating Conjunctions?

    What Are Subordinate Conjunctions? So what is a subordinating conjunction? Subordinating conjunctions join independent clauses with a dependent or subordinate clause. A clause that is dependent (subordinate) is a clause that contains two qualities. The first quality is that a subordinate clause does not complete a thought on its own, which means it can’t act…