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Punctuation www.m-alimohammadi.com. 1) FANBOYS. For And Nor But Or Yet So www.m-alimohammadi.com. Sentence , for Sentence Sentence , and Sentence Sentence , nor Sentence Sentence , but Sentence

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Punctuation

www.m-alimohammadi.com

1 fanboys
1) FANBOYS
  • For
  • And
  • Nor
  • But
  • Or
  • Yet
  • So
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Sentence , for Sentence

  • Sentence , and Sentence
  • Sentence , nor Sentence
  • Sentence , but Sentence
  • Sentence , or Sentence
  • Sentence , yet Sentence
  • Sentence , so Sentence
for because
For= Because
  • Examples:
  • I cannot tell whether she is old or young, for I have never seen her.
  • He found it increasingly difficult to read, for his eyesight was beginning to fail.
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And
  • Examples:
  • He\'s gone to get some fish and chips.
  • She picked up the kitten and put it in the box.
  • I went there, and we started to study.
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Nor
  • He can neither read nor write.
  • Neither Matt nor Julie said anything.
  • I don\'t expect children to be rude, nor do I expect to be disobeyed.
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But
  • It\'s an old car, but it\'s very reliable.
  • They rushed to the hospital, but they were too late.
  • We\'ve invited the boss, but she may decide not to come.
  • They would have married sooner, but they had to wait for her divorce.
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Or
  • Shall we go out to the cinema or stay at home?
  • Sonia never cleans or even offers to wash the dishes.
  • You will tell him the truth, or I am going to do it.
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Yet
  • Kelly was a convicted criminal, yet many people admired him.
  • a story that is strange yet true
  • an inexpensive yet effective solution to our problem
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So
  • I was feeling hungry, so I made myself a sandwich.
  • I was determined to get a good result, so I strived for it.
warning
Warning
  • "And..."... "But...“…So…"
  • Avoid starting a sentence with "And\' or "But." Although there are instances where one might do so, it is generally not such a good idea.
  • We\'ve invited the boss. But, she may decide not to come.
  • There are no buses. So, you\'ll have to walk.
2 adverb clause markers
2) Adverb Clause markers
  • Because
  • …………………. . Because……………….
  • …………………. . Because,..…………….
  • ………………….., because……………….
  • Because………………. , …………………..
  • ……………………………because………….
examples
Examples
  • We didn\'t enjoy the day because the weather was so awful.
  • Because you\'ve done such a good job, I\'m giving everyone a 10% bonus.
adverb clause markers
Adverb Clause markers
  • After Where(ever)
  • As Because
  • As long as If
  • As soon as Although
  • Since whereas
  • Until
  • When(ever)
  • while
3 however
3)However
  • ………………….. .However, ……………….
  • ………………….. ; however, ………………..
  • ………1……….. . ….2…. , however, …2…
  • This is a cheap and simple process. However, there are dangers.
  • This is a cheap and simple process; however, there are dangers.
  • He wanted to leave. I, however, insisted on staying.
other words
Other words
  • In addition
  • Moreover
  • Furthermore
  • Hence
  • Nevertheless
  • In contrast
  • On the contrary
  • etc.
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4 for example
4) For Example
  • Car prices can vary a lot. For example, in Belgium the VW Golf costs $1000 less than in Britain.
  • Many countries, for example Mexico and Japan, have a lot of earthquakes.
extra examples
Extra Examples
  • Due to
  • Due to illness, She has been absent from work.
  • Because of
  • Because of ill health, she had to retire.
  • Despite
  • Despite all our efforts to save the school, the authorities decided to close it.
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