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    What kind of Clauses are These?

    Is the following a noun clause or adjective clause:
    I know the man who did it ?

    Is the following an adverb clause or adjective clause:
    He did it the way his teacher did it ?

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    Re: What kind of Clauses are These?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarek Masud View Post
    Is the following a noun clause or adjective clause:
    I know the man who did it ?

    Is the following an adverb clause or adjective clause:
    He did it the way his teacher did it ?

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) I = subject.
    know = verb.
    the man = object.

    who did it = adjective clause modifying "man."

    (2) He = subject.
    did = verb.
    it = object.

    (in) the way (that) = as

    the way his teacher did it = adverbial clause of manner modifying the first "did."


    Source for "in the way that": Longman English Grammar (1988 edition).

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