Simple sentences consist of an independent clause. A simple sentence is a normal sentence having only one clause that makes it complete and meaningful. It has no other clause
An Independent clause is that type of clause that acts as a sentence. If it is used alone it gives a proper meaning a proper thought without the help of any other clause. Sometimes we also called it simple sentences.
Types of simple sentences:
There are two main types of simple sentences that are given below.
- Compound verb and compound subjects.
- Single-subject and a single verb.
Compound verb and compound subject:
A compound verb and the compound subject is that type of simple sentence. Some time a sentence has a subject but has two or more than two verbs is called a compound verb sentence. But sometimes a sentence has a verb and has two or more than two subjects is called a compound subject.
Example of the compound verb and compound subject:
- Jack and Jill went up a hill. (compound noun)
- Burgers and cake are not good for health.(compound noun)
- Ali and Sara write very slowly. (compound noun)
- I am willing to take the opportunity. (compound verb)
- The girl was telling me all about the fair. (compound verb)
- She decided to air-condition the room. (compound verb)
Single-subject and single verb:
The single-subject and single verb is the type of simple sentence in this type a sentence has only one verb and single subject. It is a very simple sentence.
Examples of a single subject and single verb:
- The cat is hungry.
- The dog is fat.
- You have to dream to make your dream come true.
- A black shirt always looks stunning