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Noun Clauses - Glossary of Terms

Noun Clauses

A noun clause is a group of related words which play the role of a noun.  Like all clauses, a noun clause includes a subject and a verb.


The shopkeeper will only allow 2 children in at once. (normal noun)
The man who owns the shop will only allow 2 children...  (noun clause)
Give it back to the boy. (normal noun)
Give it back to the person who gave it to you.  (noun clause)
Interactive example:
The boy who broke my door returned with roses from my garden. [show me the noun clause]
Associated pages:
What are nouns?
The different types of nouns
Glossary of grammatical terms

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