How to use ALTHOUGH, BECAUSE, WHEREAS and HOWEVER, Definition and example sentences
Although is used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem.
- Although it rained all day, we enjoyed the party very much.
- He failed in the exam, although he studied very hard.
- They didn’t go to the party, although they were invited.
Whereas is conjunction. It links two ideas that contrast with each other.
- Chicken meat is white, whereasthat of an ox is red.
- My father is wealthy whereaswe are poor.
- Whereaswe did all the job, they enjoyed themselves.
- I am poor, whereas my sisters are very rich.
Because is used to show/give reason. It is followed by a complete sentence with its own subject and verb.
- She usually eats at home, becauseshe likes cooking.
- The girl ran becauseshe was afraid.
- He is delighted becauseI am here.
- I like Samuel becausehe’s honest.
We can express a contrast by using the adverb however with two sentences. It is always followed by a comma.
- He was feeling very ill. However, he went to school.
- Some people disagree with this idea, however, it’s never been proven right.
- She is the best student in school. However, she doesn’t do homeworks on time.