Compound Sentence

What Is a Compound Sentence? (with Examples)

A compound sentence has at least two independent clauses.

An independent clause (unlike a dependent clause) can stand alone as a sentence.
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Examples of Compound Sentences

Below are examples of compound sentences. In each example, the independent clauses are shaded.

Joining the Independent Clauses in a Compound Sentence

In a compound sentence, the independent clauses are joined using one of the following methods:

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