Category : 7th Class
Definition: A conjunction is a word that is used to join words, groups of words or sentences.
In the first sentence, the word and is joining two words Maria and John. In the second sentence, the word and is joining two phrases this pen and that pencil.
In the third sentence, the word but is joining two sentences the elephant is big and the mouse is small.
In the fourth sentence, the word because is joining two sentences Ruby cannot sit and the chair is dirty.
In this way the word and, but and because are joining two words or two sentences. These words are called Conjunctions.
Look at the following sentences joined by conjunctions:
1. Sachin is a good player. Harbhajan is a good player.
Sachin and Harbhajan are good players.
2. Is sheeducated? Isshe uneducated?
Is she educated or uneducated ?
3. She is wise girl. She is a beautiful girl.
She is wise as well as a beautiful girl.
4. Wait here. I come back.
Wait here till I come back.
5. He won the match . He received the prize.
He received the prize as he won the match.
List of some commonly used Conjunctions
And But Since When Either-or
Although Because Till While Neither-nor
As well as If Until Unless Therefore
As Or Still Yet Before
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