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Identify the sentence which contains a subordinating connection.

A. After a brief stop at the rest area, we continued our drive on the interstate.

B. Although the stop was short, we were thankful for time to stretch our legs during a quick walk around the park.

C. The rest stop had an area for picnic tables, and we decided that next time we would bring a picnic lunch for our return trip.

D. As a result, we bought a cooler and made sandwiches for our trip back home.

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Answer: D. As a result, we bought a cooler and made sandwiches for our trip back home.

A subordinating connection is any word or phrase used to link an independent clause to a dependent clause. In the English language, the most used subordinating connections include as much as, whether, than, whereas, whatever, which, whichever, after, as soon as, by the time, now that, while, etc. “As a result” is an example of a subordinating connection.

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