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Simple sentence or complex sentence

I saw the man, whom you used to hate.

Is it a simple or complex sentence?


  • It's not the simple sentence.

    I saw the man.
    (A Completed sentence)

    I saw the man, whom you used to hate.
    (Whom used as the object in the relative clause)

    I saw the man. You used to hate him.
    (The both sentences are simple.)

    The simple sentences are:

    • Subject + Verb
    • Subject + Verb + Object
    • ...

    But the relative clauses in the sentences are not simple.

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