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sim·ple sen·tence

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  1. simple sentencenoun

    a sentence having no coordinate clauses or subordinate clauses


  1. simple sentencenoun

    A sentence that contains one independent clause and no dependent clause. Compare compound sentence.


  1. simple sentence

    In grammar, sentence and clause structure, commonly known as sentence composition, is the classification of sentences based on the number and kind of clauses in their syntactic structure. Such division is an element of traditional grammar.


  1. Simple sentence

    A simple sentence is a sentence structure that contains one independent clause and no dependent clauses.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple sentence in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of simple sentence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of simple sentence in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    I cannot breathe” is an apparently simple sentence that is being repeated millions of times these days with a new meaning. With every repetition, it reminds us of thousands of pages in the history of racial discrimination.

  2. Georg Baetzing:

    He must talk, and he must override his advisers and essentially say the simple sentence: ’I incurred guilt, I made mistakes and I apologize to those affected, it won’t work any other way.

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