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  1. wotcha22
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    Is it a sentence or a clause??

    "She didn't ask for help, so she had to do it all by herself."


    Is it a sentence made up of two clauses?

    Otherwise, are they two sentences coordinated with a conjunction 'so'?

    I'm pretty much confused. Please help me out teachers.

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    Re: Is it a sentence or a clause??

    There can't be two sentences in a sentence. Your sentence has two independent clauses connected by a comma and a coordinating conjunction.

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    Re: Is it a sentence or a clause??

    Exactly.

    Remember that an independent clause is a phrase that can stand alone as a sentence.

    You can tell that it's two independent clauses because each clause has its own subject and verb.

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