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.
- 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
- 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:
- Coordinating Conjunctions
- Subordinating Conjunctions
- Correlative Conjunctions