A conjunction joins words or groups of words in a sentence.
- I ate lunch with Kate and Derma.
- Because it is rainy today, the trip is canceled.
- She didn’t press the bell, but I did.
There are three types of conjunctions:
a.Connect words, phrases, or clauses that are independent or equal
b.and, but, or, so, for, yet, and not
a.Used in pairs
b.both/and, either/or, neither/nor, not only/but also
a.Used at the beginning of subordinate clauses
b.although, after, before, because, how, if, once, since, so that, until, unless, when, while, where, whether, etc.
- She won gold medals from both the single and group races.
- Both TV and television are correct words.
- I am fine with either Monday or Wednesday.
- You can have either apples or pears.
- He enjoys neither drinking nor gambling.
- Neither you nor I will get off early today.
4.Not only/but also
- Not only red but also green looks good on you.
- She got the perfect score in not only English but also math.