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    • Noun Clauses
    • Noun Clause
      • a subordinate clause that is used as a noun
      • usually begin with an introductory word
      • contain a subject and a verb
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    • Noun Clauses
      • Example:  
        • The burrito gave me heartburn.
          • “ gave" is the verb and "burrito" is the subject
          • “ heartburn” is the direct object, “me” is the indirect object
      • But What About This One?
        • What I had for lunch gave me heartburn.
          • Identify the noun clause
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      • What I had for breakfast gave me heartburn.
      • The verb is still "gave," but the subject is a noun clause: "What I had for breakfast.”
      • Example:
        • The burrito gave me what I had coming to me.
          • What is the noun clause?
          • What is its function in the sentence?
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    • Introductory Words
      • that, which, who, whom, whose, when, where, whenever, what, how, why, whether, whoever, whomever, whichever, wherever
      • These are on your hand out!
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    • Careful!
      • That, which, who, whose, whom, where and when can be used in adjective clauses as well!
        • That, which, who, whose, and whom are also relative pronouns.
        • Where and when are also relative adverbs.
      • In an adverb clause where and when can also be subordinating conjunctions!
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