What are Noun Clauses?🤨

What are they?
They are dependent or subordinate clauses that act as nouns . Noun clauses begin with; when, where, whether, which, that, how, whichever, who, whoever, whom, whomever, and why.
Noun clauses can act as subjects, direct objects, indirect objects, predicate nominatives, or objects of a preposition.


As a Subject
Eg

  1. Whenever I am hungry, I eat something.
  2. Whatever they said, I didn’t understand.

As Direct Object (Someone or something that directly receives the action of the verb.)

  1. I can do whatever you tell me.
  2. They call me whenever they need anything.

As an Indirect object (Someone or something that receives a direct object.)

  1. I’ll give a free class to whoever answers this question.
  2. She had to do whatever she was told.

Extra Advanced Noun Clauses
You can have two noun clauses in a sentence like this example

  1. What surprises me the most is why they had to do it.
  2. Whatever answer she gives me will determine what role I will take in the project.

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