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Simple Conjunctions

And

(to show addition)

Ronnie and Maureen

But

(to show contrast)

I can, but I won't.

Or

(to indicate a choice)

This one or that one?

These types of conjuctions can be used to combine various parts of a sentence.

Nouns

    Salt and pepper

    Tim, Nick, and Barry

Verbs

    Come and eat!

    Eat, drink, and get married

Adjectives

    Black and blue

    Tall, dark, and handsome

Full sentences

    She drinks coffee and tea.

    He drinks (either) coffee or tea.

    Kay and Jay drink coffee.

    Kay drinks coffee, and Jay drinks tea.

    Kay drinks coffee, but Jay drinks tea.

See also: Grammar: Conjunctions and Linking Words

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16