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    The apple will fall from the tree when it is ripe.

    Hi everyone

    Here is my example. "The apple will fall from the tree when it is ripe". My question is can a noun clause and an adjective clause stand together in one sentence. From what know here is "when it is ripe" is an adjective clause modifying the noun "the apple". Does "from the tree when it is ripe" consider as a noun clause in this sentence too?

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    Re: can noun clause and adjective clause co-exist in one sentence

    There is no noun clause in that sentence. The main clause is 'The appe will fall from the tree'. 'When it is ripe' is adverb clause telling us the time of the action.

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    Re: The apple will fall from the tree when it is ripe.

    Please note that I have changed your thread title.


    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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