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Re: Noun Clause example

(1), (2) and (3) are all noun clauses. "Noun clause" is a perfectly good term.

Here's the proof:

In grammar, a content clause is a subordinate clause that provides content implied or commented upon by its main clause. The term was coined by Otto Jespersen. They are also known as "noun clauses".

Re: Noun Clause example

You clearly know very little about English grammar, as is evident from the fact that you don't even know the difference between a noun phrase and a clause!

I'd explain why you're wrong, but judging by the above and your past replies on this site, I doubt if you'd understand a word I said.

The only accurate bit in your reply is that Otto Jesperson was responsible for the term 'content clause'. Note that he could have, but didn't, use the term 'noun clause', a misnomer if ever there was one.


Re: Noun Clause example

Yes, you’re right. (3) is a noun phrase. My mistake.