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10+ Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence [PDF]

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What is a Conjunction?

It is a word which connects two or more than two words phrases clause or sentences.

For example, he shall do it before I return. In this sentence ‘before’ is used as a Conjunction.

 Here is the 10 example of conjunction in a sentence.

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10 example of conjunction in a sentence

Conjunction or divided into two main types, Co-ordinate conjunction and Subordinating conjunction.

Co-ordinate Conjunction are four kinds:

  1. Cumulative or Copulative Conjunction
  2. Alternative Conjunction
  3. Adversative Conjunction
  4. Illative Conjunction

Here is the example of Co-ordinate Conjunctions.

Examples of Cumulative or Copulative Conjunction:

And

  • I read and write.
  • Suman and Subhankar are friends.
  • Be just and fear not.

Both- and:

  • Both he and his sister will go.

As well as:

  • Suman, as well as his sister, will go.

Not only- but also:

  • Not only she but his brother also will go.

Also:

  • He was there and you also.

Examples of Alternative Conjunction:

Or:

  • Make haste or you will be late.
  • Study or you will fail.

Either-or:

  • Either he or his brother will go.
  • Either he or his friends did it.

Neither- nor:

  • Neither he nor his brother will go.

Otherwise:

  • Work hard otherwise, you will fail.

Examples of Adversative Conjunction:

But, yet, still:

  • He is poor but he is honest.
  • He is rich but miserly.

However:

  • You are guilty however I don’t pardon you this time.

On the contrary:

  • I do not hate him, on the contrary, I love him so much.

While:

  • You failed while your brother passed.
  • He works while you play

Only:

  • You may come only make no noise.

Examples of Illative Conjunctions:

Therefore, so, consequently:

  • He did not study hard therefore he failed.
  • You have opposed me, therefore I cannot help my brother.

For:

  • I do not like him for he is a bad boy.

Examples of Subordinating Conjunction:

These are the example of Subordinating Conjunction.

Time

Till, until:

  • Wait till it is night.
  • Wait until I come.
  • Until I return, stay where you are.

After:

  • He came after I had left.

Before:

  • Ask before he could do the work.
  • Do not before I come.

When:

  • He came when I was there.
  • I went there when he was ill.

While:

  • Don’t go out while it rains.
  • While there is life, there is hope.

Since:

  • I have not seen him since I came.
Cause or reason

As, since:

  • As I am ill I cannot go.
  • Do as you are bidden.

Because:

  • He cannot work because he is ill.
Purpose

That, so that:

  • He works hard that he may win the first prize.
  • Live well so that you may die well.

Lest:

  • I work hard lest I should fail.
  • He fled lest he should be killed.
Apposition

That:

  • He wrote to us that he would not come.
  • I hear that he has come.
  • Sit down that you may not be hurt.
Condition

If:

  • I shall go if you come.
  • I don’t know if he will be here.
  • If you would be healthy, be good.
  • If you read you will learn.

Unless:

I shall fail unless you help me in the study.

Whether-or-not:

  • I shall go there whether you like it or not.

Provided:

  • I sell help you provided you to obey me.
Effect

So that:

  • He worked so hard that he fell ill.

Such that:

  • Shyam is such a fool that I cannot rely on him.
Comparison

As-as:

  • She is as tall as you.

Than:

  • She is taller than you are.

So- as:

  • I am not so tall as you are.
Manner

As- so:

  • As you sow so shall you reap?

According as:

  • They will be chosen according as they are fit.
Concession

As:

  • Poor as I am, I am honest.

Though:

  • Though he is poor he is honest.
  • Though you are strong, I care a straw for you.

However:

  • However strong she is she cannot do this.
  • You are wrong, however, you are pardoned this time.
  • However rich you may be, I do not care for you.

Whoever:

  • Whoever you may be just getting out from my room.

Whatever:

  • Whatever you say I do not believe you.

You can read about Conjunction in-depth here: Conjunction in English Grammar

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