01. Make sure you read all the different [clauses] in the contract before signing it.
02. The difference between a noun phrase and a noun [clause] is that a noun [clause] has a verb in it.
03. I always get confused between dependent [clauses] and independent [clauses] in English.
04. I heard that when Jennifer Lopez married Ben Affleck, there was a [clause] in their marriage contract which said that he would have to pay her $3 million dollars if he ever cheated on her.
05. The membership voted to insert a clause which stated that a simple majority of 51% will be sufficient in the future.
06. Hollywood stars Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers had a [clause] in their contracts which prohibited them from dancing together in public.
07. The hockey star had a [clause] inserted in his contract guaranteeing him 50% of his salary in the event that an injury ended his career.
08. There is an escape [clause] in the contract which allows us to cancel it if we are dissatisfied with the product.
09. In the Declaration of Independence, as first written by Thomas Jefferson, there was a [clause] outlawing slavery, but because of popular pressure, Jefferson deleted the [clause].
10. He has a [clause] in his contract which guarantees him a certain percentage of the profits.
11. Under the terms of the [clause], we are not obliged to pay for any increases in fuel costs for delivery.
12. The most-favored-nation [clause] governs rates for import duties between partner countries.
13. Adjective [clauses] can be divided into dependent and independent [clauses].
14. Article II, section 1, [clause] 1 of the U.S. Constitution states that the President will serve a term of four years.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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