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Noun Clauses


What is a noun clause?

A noun clause (also called  nominal clause) is a dependent clause that plays the role of a noun. A noun clause can function as:

Examples

  • What you have done pleased so many fans. (What you have donesubject)
  • Whoever comes first will score a point. (Whoever comes firstsubject)
  • I think  that he is the best match for her. (that he is the best match for her object)
  • You know what you have done. (what you have done object)

 

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