CLAUSE + CLAUSE, ELLIPTED SUBJECT

Point 5 in CLAUSES/co-ordinated is defined as:

omit the subject in a second main declarative clause when the subject is obvious or the same as the first clause.


PELIC student example:

I watched TV and washed my clothes.

Korean, Female, Level 3, Writing Class.


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