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    Sentence structure

    Is the following sentence simple or compound?

    We picked the apples ourselves and baked a pie.

    I think it is a compound sentence since coordinating conjunction is used to join clauses. But then the second clause does not have a subject so it can be a simple sentence.
    Last edited by Reeta15; 23-Apr-2013 at 10:16. Reason: Giving my opinion

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    Re: Sentence structure

    Quote Originally Posted by Reeta15 View Post
    Is the following sentence simple or compound?

    We picked the apples ourselves and baked a pie.

    Explain please.
    Welcome to the forum.

    That's not really how the forum works. Firstly, we don't help with homework. Secondly, we expect students to try to answer a question themselves first. Thirdly "Explain please" is not appropriate. You have the internet, grammar books and other places to go for help with these things.

    So - do you think it is a simple sentence or a compound sentence? Explain your choice.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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