What is Conjunction?

What is Conjunction?

Conjunction is a word that joins words, phrases, clauses or sentence.

e.g. but, and, yet, or, because, nor, although, since, unless, while, where etc.

Examples:

  • She bought a shirt and a book.
  • You can write your paper with a pen or a pencil.
  • I sent him a letter but he didn’t respond.
  • She laughed and entered into the room.
  • He sings songs because he wants to become a singer.
  • You cannot succeed unless you work sincerely.
  • I saw him while I was driving my car.
  • I went to a market where I saw a joker.

A conjunction can be a single word or a group of words.

Single-word conjunctions: e.g. and, but, yet, because etc

Compound conjunctions: e.g. as long as, as far as, as well as, in order to, even if, so that etc

Examples:

  • You live a happy life as long as you think optimistically.
  • I will not tell him the secret even if he insists a lot.
  • He bought a laptop as well as a bag for it.
  • Always speak the truth in order to avoid problems in life.
  • He as well as I had gone to Cinema.
  • He came here so that you can meet him.

There are three types of conjunctions:

  1. Coordinating Conjunctions
  2. Subordinating Conjunctions
  3. Correlative Conjunctions

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Types of Conjunctions A conjunction is a word that joins words, clauses, phrases or sentences. e.g. but, and, or, nor, yet for, so, although, since, because, unless, when, where, while, etc. There are three major types of conjunctions: Coordinating Conjunction Subordinating Conjunction Correlative Conjunction 1⇒ Coordinating Conjunctions A coordinating conjunction joins words, […]

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