Ling 131: Language & Style
Topic 7 (session A) - The grammar of complex sentences > More on nesting > Task E
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|Topic 7 'tool' summary|
More on nesting
Task E - indirectly nested clauses (iii) - comparative clauses (CCls)
The last kind of indirectly nested clause we need to consider is the comparative clause.
Look at the sentences below and identify the nested clauses with in them and where they come. Then compare your thoughts with ours.