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    adjective clause

    Dear teacher,
    I have a sentence:
    The way she will come is not clear to me.
    I think she will come is an adjective clause anh modifies the noun "the way". is it correct? is this the grammar function of the subordinate clause ???

    Please help me

    Thank you in advance
    NN

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    Re: adjective clause

    Quote Originally Posted by nguyennguyen View Post
    Dear teacher,
    I have a sentence:
    The way she will come is not clear to me.
    I think she will come is an adjective clause anh modifies the noun "the way". is it correct? is this the grammar function of the subordinate clause ???

    Please help me

    Thank you in advance
    NN
    Yes, the entire clause functions as an adjective.

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    Re: adjective clause

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Yes, the entire clause functions as an adjective.
    The entire clause :? - you mean 'The way she will come' - i.e. 'her route'? It seems to me that that functions as a noun. This too is suggested by the it in 'It is not clear to me how she will come'.

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    Re: adjective clause

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    The entire clause :? - you mean 'The way she will come' - i.e. 'her route'? It seems to me that that functions as a noun. This too is suggested by the it in 'It is not clear to me how she will come'.

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    The adjectival clause is "she will come". It modifies "way", which is the subject of the sentence.

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