5th Class English Conjunctions Use of Different Conjunction

Use of Different Conjunction

Category : 5th Class

*        Use of Different Conjunctions

 

(A)   And, As well as

These two conjunctions are used to add one statements to another:

 

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  •   The man is poor. The man is blind.
  •   The man is poor and blind.
  •   Robinson likes tea. Robinson likes coffee.
  •   Robinson likes tea as well as coffee.
  •   Anima and Twinkle are dancing.
  •   You as well he have lifted the box.
  •   Please come and sit beside me.
  •   Garry sells fruits and vegetables.    

 

(B)    Or, Either -- or, Neither --- nor -

These conjunctions are used to indicate a choice between one statement and another.

 

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  •   Is he happy? Is he sad?
  •   Is he happy or sad?
  •   I will come. I will send Sanjeev.
  •   Either I will come or send Sanjeev.
  •  James is not my friend. He is not my brother.
  •  James is neither my friend nor my brother. 

 

(C)     But, still, yet

These conjunctions are used to express contrast between two statements.

 

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  •   He is intelligent. He does not read.
  •   He is intelligent but he does not read.
  •   The teacher was angry. He did not scold the boy.
  •   The teacher was angry still he did not scold the boy.
  •   These books are costly. People buy them.
  •   These books are costly yet people buy them.              

 

(D)    So, therefore

These conjunctions are used to join two statements where one statement is proved by the other statement.

 

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  •  He did not take umbrella. He got wet.                

    He did not take umbrella so he got wet.

  •  The boy stole bread from the shop. He was arrested by the police.

    The boy stole bread from the shop, therefore he was arrested by the police.  

 

(E)    When, while

These conjunctions are used to join two statements to highlight the time of anaction.

 

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  •  The cat is away. The mice play.                

    When the cats is away the mice play.

  •  I met Priya. I was in London.

    I met Priya while I was in London.  

 

(F)    lf, Unless

These conjunctions are used to join two statements when a condition is shown.

 

 

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  •    You give me money. I will return your pen.                

      If you give me money, I will return your pen.

  •    You make haste. You cannot reach home in time.

      Unless you make haste you cannot reach home in time.  

 

(G)   As, Than

These conjunctions are used to show comparison between two persons or things.

  •   He is wise. I am wise.                             
  •   He is as wise as I.
  •   You are happier than I.
  •   Marry is more curious than George.
  •   Nightingale is as beautiful as Lily.  

 

(H)   Use of some other conjunctions

(i)  Work hard lest you should fail.

(ii)  He has not written to me since he left the town.

(iii)  As long as there is life there is hope.

(iv)  Although he is poor he is honest.

(v)  As he has come to me I will help him.

(vi)  Wait till i return.                   

(vii)  As soon as he saw the police, he fled away.

(viii)  Look before you leap.  

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