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simple sentence
contains one main clause (My slave revises for me. Revise, slave!) Note that, as a sentence, this has an initial majuscule and a terminal punctuation mark.
minor sentence
contains no verb, and so no clauses (What the? Great. Slave!)
compound sentence
contains two or more main clauses, linked by co-ordinating conjunctions (You drink meths but I prefer tea.)
complex sentence
contains one main clause and one or more subordinate clauses (She ran, trembling with fatigue.)
compound-complex sentence
contains at least three clauses, including a subordinate clause and main clauses linked by a co-ordinating conjunction (She swigged her meths and ran, trembling with fatigue.)
subordinate clause fronting
putting the subordinate clause first (Trembling with fatigue, she ran.)