Grammar Lesson. Conjunctions. Definition. A CONJUNCTION is a word that joins words or groups of words. The following common conjunctions are known as coordinating conjunctions . . for. or. FANBOYS. and. yet. but. so. not. Coordinating Conjunctions. The cat is black.
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ACONJUNCTIONis a word that joins words or groups of words. The following common conjunctions are known as coordinating conjunctions.
The cat is black.
The cat is fat.
The cat is black and the cat is fat.
I would love to go out to eat with you. I would love to go out to eat with Krista. I would love to go to the movies with you. I would love to go to the movies with Krista. My mom says I can’t. My mom says I might have to do my homework. My mom says I might have to clean up my room. The reason is this: I broke my curfew last weekend.
I would love to go out to eat and to the movies with you and Krista, but my mom says I have to either do my homework or clean up my room because I broke my curfew last weekend.
ACORRELATIVE CONJUNCTION combines with other words to form a conjunction. They always travel in pairs.
not only…but also
1. I was certain I would go to the dance, but I lost my ID.
2. It was my lucky day—I found a twenty dollar bill and aced my test.
3. Either Mom or Dad will pick you up from school today.
Identify the conjunctions in each sentence.
4. I washed my car yesterday so I know it will rain today.
5. Whether you win this race or lose, it doesn’t matter as long as you do your best.
What is a conjunction?
What is a coordinating conjunction?
What is a correlative conjunction?