Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Most Common Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences

Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences

BecauseBecause is used to show reason.
AlthoughAlthough is used to show two opposite statements.
WhereasWhereas is used to show contrast.
ButBut is used to join two ideas that are opposites.
BesidesBesides means in addition to, also. It is a preposition.
UnlikeUnlike means different from, not similar to.
ThereforeTherefore is used to show the result /effect of an action.
DespiteDespite is used to introduce a fact that is in sharp contrast with another fact.
ProvidedProvided means if or only if.
UnlessUnless means; except on the condition that
SinceSince is used to show result.
SoSo is used to show result.
IfIf is used to show condition.
YetYet shows contrast or joins opposites.
AfterAfter tells us about order, sequence.

Example Sentences;

BecauseShe usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.
AlthoughAlthough he speaks seldom, he says meaningful words.
WhereasShe is very funny whereas he is boring.
ButI am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.
BesidesShe speaks three languages besides
UnlikeJack is completely unlike his father.
ThereforeShe came first. Therefore she got a good seat.
DespiteDespite all her
faults, everybody likes him.
ProvidedThey can listen to music provided they disturb nobody.
UnlessYou don’t need to go unless you want to.
SinceSince I see you, I am better.
SoWhoever says so is a liar.
IfLet me know if you go to the school.
YetWe haven’t finished eating the watermelon yet.
AfterI can pass after the green light is on.

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