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Recognizing subordinate clauses

In each sentence you may find one or more subordinate clauses. Identify as many as you can.

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When the West was young, travelers often had difficulty finding a bed for the night.WHEN the West was young
Experienced travelers, who realized the problem, brought tents along on their journeys.WHO realized the problem
After stagecoach routes were opened, crude inns were built along the trails.AFTER stagecoach routes were opened
These early inns were what we would call a combination store, tavern, and farmhouse.WHAT we would call a combination store, tavern, and farmhouse.
Spending the night in a sod house was a strange experience for those who were accustomed to more luxurious surroundings.WHO were accustomed to more luxurious surroundings.
Another complaint about the inns was that the food was poor.THAT the food was poor
We knew who the author was.WHO the author was.
Egyptology is the branch of learning which is concerned with the language and culture of ancient Egypt.WHICH is concerned with the language and culture of ancient Egypt.
Until the Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799, the ancient Egyptian language was a mystery to scholars.UNTIL the Rosetta Stone was discovered in 1799
The message that was written on the stone was not very exciting in itself.THAT was written on the stone
Until Mr. Jones showed up late, we thought that we would have a free period.UNTIL Mr. Jones showed up late AND.... THAT we would have a free period.
I couldn't tell what was happening when the lights went out.WHAT was happening AND....... WHEN the lights went out
If we start early, we can finish by noon unless it rains.IF we start early AND....... UNLESS it rains
After the supplies are delivered, we will decorate the gym since we promised Mrs. SmithAFTER the supplies are delivered AND...... SINCE we promised Mrs. Smith
Recognized as our best player, Marco was guarded more closely than anyone else wasTHAN anyone else was
When he was a young man, he began the journey that he would never forget.WHEN he was a young man AND..... THAT he would never forget
Somebody must stand at the door and collect tickets at ten o'clock.Okay, so I cheated a little bit. There is NO subordinate clause in the sentence.
Whether we go now or later is no business of yours.WHETHER we go now or later
If you don't succeed today, you should try again tomorrow when you are more experienced.IF you don't succeed today AND....... WHEN you are more experienced.
Mrs. Bauer played the piano while Mr. More played the drumsWHILE Mr. More played the drums



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