The word “compound” means to combine things to form something new.
Compound sentences are a multi-clause sentence. They are formed when we join two main clauses.
We form compound sentences by joining two main clauses with the help of a conjunction.
Conjunctions are words like 'and', 'but' and 'or .
The type of conjunction used in a compound sentence is a 'co-ordinating conjunction'.
I like tennis, but I don't like squash.
Remember, if it contains two main clauses, it’s a compound sentence.
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