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Types of Sentence Structure

Command or Imperative Sentence
Command or Imperative Sentence

An imperative sentence gives a command. It usually ends with a period, but it may also end with an exclamation point (!). Commands ask or tell people to do something. Commands ask or tell people to do something.

Compound Sentences
Compound Sentences

In English grammar, a compound sentence can be thought of as two (or more) simple sentences joined by a conjunction or an appropriate mark of punctuation. It is one of the four basic sentence structures.

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Compound-Complex Sentences
Compound-Complex Sentences

A compound-complex sentence is a sentence with two or more independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. A compound-complex sentence is a sentence with two or more independent clauses and at least one dependent clause.

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Exclamatory Sentence
Exclamatory Sentence

An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that expresses strong feelings by making an exclamation. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that expresses strong feelings by making an exclamation. An Introduction to Exclamatory Sentences

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Question or Interrogative Sentence
Question or Interrogative Sentence

An interrogative sentence is a type of sentence that asks a question, as opposed to sentences that make a statement, deliver a command, or express an exclamation. Interrogative sentences are typically marked by inversion of the subject and predicate; that is, the first verb in a verb phrase appears before the subject.

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Simple or Declarative Sentence
Simple or Declarative Sentence

A simple declaratory sentence is the union of a subject and a predicate, as simple as a subject and verb in the present tense (She sings). A compound declarative joins two related phrases together with a conjunction and a comma.

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Simple Sentences
Simple Sentences

The following statements are true about sentences in English: A new sentence begins with a capital letter. He obtained his degree. A sentence ends with punctuation (a period, a question mark, or an exclamation point). He obtained his degree. A sentence contains a subject that is only given once. Smith he obtained his degree.