Co-ordinating and Sub-ordinating Conjunctions

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Learning the Symphony of Rulings Coordinating Conjunction and Subjugating Convergences

Like in music, coordinate conjunctions work as the equalizer in a sentence. They keep things level. What if you want one idea to be superior to the other, so that it is the primary idea? How can you ensure that the viewer will get the precise idea, in which the first one is the main theme with the second one being the subsidiary to it?

No one better than the subordinating conjunctions of doing that. These words make imbalanced ideas “lean of” one another which is how concept 1 becomes dependent on concept 2. It means that they shift your writing from plain sentences into pieces of music or simply sentences that sound more appealing to hear. 

Common Subordinating Conjunctions and Their Inclusions:

Some common subordinating conjunctions are as follows: next, however, but, although, because after, even though, when, where, whether, although, but, however, whenever, although, but, and, unless, although, nevertheless, although, but, rather, and, but, although, however, only, still, nevertheless, but, and, unless, then, when, whereas, wherever, therefore, whichever (indicates alternatives or gives warning or gives warning),

  • With reading, she immediately gets the answer to the burning question. 
  • In other words, he finished the full day of study. 
  • Because I said that is it, period. 
  • I remembered the days when we were little and could not even touch the water and now here, we are, jumping in the wave pool without even flinching. 
  •  I still remember, it was raining outside. 

Subordinating conjunctions help create complex sentences with:

  • Time: "And she said, 'I hope they will like my new book. 
  • Condition: "Whilst attending college, he certainly studied at night. “
  • Cause and effect: "Just because. "
  • Simultaneity: "If only you could see now. "

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Conjunctive Adverbs: The Blenders

Next, there are conjunctive adverbs or transition phrases that instead they link two simple sentences into a larger one. Think about them as the dancing balls - they mix and blend. 

The flow of ideas between old and new thoughts depends on where they fit, either towards the beginning or the end or at the middle of the sentence. 

Enhancement of our writing skill can be done through various ways but one of the most important tool is understanding of how the conjunctions such as subordinate clause, coordinating and subordinating work. These tiny words, although simple, can bring big transformations in our sentences not only in the flow (flow, style, or usage) but also in the meaning level.  So, let us take a start by using them!

They Serve Many Different Purposes Including

  1. Contrasting information: “She does love him.  And she knows he loves her back.  But she cannot marry a foreigner.”
  2. Adding information: “He neglected to draw the jacket and also he missed the hat.”
  3. Result: "But, he was tired.  He, therefore, decided to hit the sack."
  4. Time: Last but not the least, I now bid goodbye to the day as retirement beckons. 
  5. Place: Yet they both still like him; else she still thinks she hates him. 

There are various skills to develop our writing skills, but working with the conjunctions is like the most important thing which can improve our writing skills. Although these tiny words seem to be quite insignificant, they still can carry the meaning on and off the rhythm of our sentences – so let's begin altering them!

subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating Conjunctions: The Introducers

In this case, we have the something called a main idea, which may have a secondary thought which provides more reason or context. Thus, to link up your sentences, we need subordinating conjunctions. They differ from coordinating conjunctions as the latter ones separate independent clauses.  In contrast, these subordinate clauses are subordinate and only become complete when they are joined to the main clause. 

Here are some common subordinating conjunctions:

  • Time: However, as, for, in, during, until
  •  Condition: If, Unless
  •  Contrast: As well as, With that in mind, On the other hand
  •  Purpose: Therefore, in fact, the role of media in elections should be examined and regulated, if necessary, to ensure a fair and transparent process. 

 Here is how they work:

  • Time: Although I was sure that the remoteness of college would dull my desire to interact with others, in fact, it gave me ample opportunity to do so. Formulate compound sentences with subordinating conjunctions: This means grammar use is demonstrable and it even gives rise for the fine subtleties thus idea communication can be achieved. 
  •  Weave complex sentences with coordination devices: This, thus inserts a clarity in the relationships that one may not ordinarily expect between the constituting parts of an utterance. 
  •  Read aloud every single one of your sentences: This process, in turn, will help you unveil paradoxical or incoherent sentence construction, as well as receive to inconsistency between ideas. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1: Could there be several causing words in a phrase?

Ans: Sure! You may employ some conjunctions like coordination or correlation to connect a word or part of it as well as sentences. 

Q2: Is it that the subordinate conjunction of a sentence can be followed by several subordinating conjunctions, too?

Ans: Embracing easiest way, they simply and plainly say without wrapping up the sentences in complex sentences. 

Q3: The coordinating and subordinating conjunctions that show up in sentences, how will I tell them apart?

Ans: Adverbs are used as the main linking words, if they fill in the gaps in structure without changing the complete sentences, the relationship between these sentences is a coordination. 

Q4: How to incorporate the conjunctions that join words and phrases are coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions.?

Ans: Change up your sentence patterns. Do recall to avoid repeating the kicker word again and again.

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