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    a grammar teacher

    I left the cinema because the film was bad.
    Is because the film was bad a dependent or an independent clause?
    Thanks

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    Re: a grammar teacher

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    I left the cinema because the film was bad.
    Is "because the film was bad" a dependent or an independent clause?
    Thanks
    It's a dependent clause. It cannot stand as a complete sentence by itself; it depends on "I left the cinema" for its meaning.

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