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Building complex sentences

Using complex sentences adds depth and sophistication to your writing. The linking of dependent and independent clauses helps to qualify and expand upon the central idea(s) of a sentence / paragraph. It makes your writing easier to read as it is not as fragmented as lots of simple sentences. The subordinator and the dependent clause qualify the independent clause or sentence.

Compare the following sets of sentences.

Examples of building complex sentences

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