Examples of Complex Sentences

A sentence that contains both an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses is called a complex sentence.

Following are some important examples of Complex Sentences.

Examples of Complex Sentences

Examples of Complex Sentences


  1. I know what his name is.
  2. He confessed that he was guilty.
  3. He hopes that he will win the prize.
  4. She doesn’t know who he is.
  5. It is said that he is a millionaire.
  6. It is probable that she will succeed this time.
  7. There is no doubt that he will succeed.
  8. He told us what was the truth.
  9. It seemed impossible that he could escape.
  10. He was the first boy who reached school.
  11. She lives in the village where she was born.
  12. That was the umbrella that belonged to Sheela.
  13. We saw a bird which was wounded.
  14. I have no money that I can give you.
  15. A man who is dead needs no riches.
  16. He works hard so that he may succeed in life.
  17. If you had not helped him he would have failed.
  18. In spite of his riches, he is not happy.
  19. As the moon rose, the travellers resumed their journey.
  20. He will not work unless he is compelled.
  21. He succeeded better than we had hoped.
  22. He is so old that he cannot walk.
  23. He wept as an angel did.
  24. She was very glad when she found her lost necklace.
  25. Though she is clever, she is not industrious.
  26. We can easily prove that the earth is round.
  27. He worked hard so that he might succeed in life.
  28. I have found the key that I lost yesterday.
  29. When the sunset we came back home.
  30. If you spare the rod, you will spoil the child.
  31. If you cross the line, you will be arrested.
  32. If you don’t do it, you will die.
  33. As he was very tired, he fell asleep.
  34. If you do it, you will die.
  35. If you do not obey me, you will be beaten.
  36. If you utter one word more, I will turn you out.
  37. Though they were poor, they were happy.
  38. As soon as he gives a command, it is carried out.
  39. As it was a rainy day, we did not go to school.
  40. We did not go to school because it was a rainy day.
  41. If you do it, you will be punished.
  42. If you do not do it you will be punished.
  43. If you do not work hard, you will fail.
  44. I am sure that you are wrong.
  45. As he was ill, he could not go.
  46. Unless you do it, you will regret it.
  47. That he is happy is known to all.
  48. Her face shows that she is ill.
  49. The truth is that he was absent.
  50. I expect that better times will come.
  51. It is the scarcity of a thing that makes it treasured.
  52. Such boys who are lazy dislike work.
  53. They cannot forget the losses that they have suffered.
  54. The statement you made is wrong.
  55. A man who is dead needs no riches.
  56. While there is life, there is hope.
  57. He was absent because he was ill.
  58. He could not attend the function because he was ill.
  59. Though he got the news, he was not happy.
  60. When the cat is out the mice will play.
  61. They cried as loudly as they could.
  62. I hope that I shall win the prize.
  63. I am sure that she will succeed in the exam.
  64. I prayed that he might recover.
  65. His silence proves that he is guilty.
  66. She heard that the child was crying.
  67. He is a man who is unhappy.
  68. I saw a bird that was wounded.
  69. I remember the advice which was given by my departed father.
  70. He is the last man who can utter such a word.
  71. I want a new car that I can drive.
  72. The statement that he gave is true.
  73. As he is rich he cannot feel for the poor.
  74. He is so weak that he cannot carry the load.
  75. He is working hard so that he may finish the job.
  76. Wait here till I arrive.
  77. Though he was old, he carried a load of two baskets.
  78. Do not go out if you do not get permission.
  79. As he failed, I was greatly surprised.
  80. He was the first man who went there.
  81. This is the place where I was born.
  82. This is the pen which belongs to me.
  83. A man who is idle cannot prosper.
  84. We should not hate those who are poor.
  85. This is the first time that I said this.
  86. When the sun rose, the for dispersed.
  87. The weather is so bad that one can not go out.
  88. She came to my house when I was absent.
  89. Do you know where he lives?
  90. A stone that is rolling gathers no moss.
  91. We won the match because we worked together as a team.
  92. Although I broke my leg, I still cheered for my team from the sidelines.
  93. I have a friend whose hair is grey
  94. This is the movie that everyone is talking about.
  95. The book, which is out of print, is written by me.
  96. I learned English perfectly because my mother guided me very well.
  97. Many people loved the book, however, Suraj did not.
  98. As he did not know the route well, he drove carefully.
  99. I saw him going to work in the evening when I was going to Gym.
  100. Don’t leave the school until the classes are finished.
  101. While I was watching tv he was still playing games on his mobile.

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