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Please, i don't know why this sentence perplexes me.

Come quick big brothers and stay with me for my house is big and sturdy.

I couldn't classify the clauses hence I couldn't classify the sentence.

thanks

  • Welcome to EL&U. Comma where? After "and", or after "me"? It's kind of a style issue, not grammar. From the Grammar tag: " Also do not use this for punctuation or spelling (orthography); those are not about grammar, and they have their own tags." – Cascabel Apr 10 at 21:30
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    "Come quick, big brothers, and stay with me, for my house is big and sturdy." – Hot Licks Apr 11 at 2:29
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"Come quick and stay with me" is the basic sentence. "Big brothers" is a noun phrase that you're using to say whom you're addressing. "For" is used to mean "because" in this case, so "for my house is big and sturdy" is a dependent clause explaining the reason why you're telling them to stay with you.

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