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5 Basic Clause Patterns

There are five basic clause patterns in the English language:

 

Name Formula

1

equative

(S=C)

2

intransitive

(SV)

3

transitive

(SVO)

4

ditransitive

(SVOiOd)

5

dummy subject

(There is / It is)

 

Instructions for the Quiz

Match the name with the formula. In other words: