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What is the structure of the sentence? The soup spilled on the floor but was easy to clean.

A.
complex
 
 
 
B.
compound
 
 
 
C.
compound-complex
 
 
 
D.
simple
 
My guess is D.

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John W. | English and Spanish TutorEnglish and Spanish Tutor
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Your guess is correct. A simple sentence can have a compound verb. See the link below, which defines the sentence types and gives examples: