Subordination by Reduction

We have examining the ways of using subordination, whether through dependent clauses (adverb, adjective, noun) or through verbals (infinitives, gerunds, or present and past participles). These are all examples of reduction, reducing the number of words without losing our meaning. Sentence    ↓ Clause    ↓ Phrase (verbal, appositive, prepositional)    ↓ Word (adjective, adverb) …

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