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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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Kinds of conjunctions

Underline the conjunctions in the following sentences and state whether they are coordinating and subordinating.
1. She will not come unless you invite her.
2. I arrived after they had gone.
3. I waited till he arrived.
4. Jack and Jill went up the hill.
5. You will get a promotion if you deserve it.
6. When you are called you must come in at once.
7. Don’t go before I come.
8. He is richer than I am.
9. We reached home before the storm broke out.
10. Catch me if you can.
11. They must be sleeping for there is no light in their room.
12. She neither phoned nor wrote.
Answers
1. She will not come unless you invite her. (Subordinating conjunction)
2. I arrived after they had gone. (Subordinating conjunction)
3. I waited till he arrived. (Subordinating conjunction)
4. Jack and Jill went up the hill. (Subordinating conjunction)
5. You will get a promotion if you deserve it. (Subordinating conjunction)
6. When you are called you must come in at once. (Subordinating conjunction)
7. Don’t go before I come. (Subordinating conjunction)
8. He is richer than I am. (Subordinating conjunction)
9. We reached home before the storm broke out. (Subordinating conjunction)
10. Catch me if you can. (Subordinating conjunction)
11. They must be sleeping for there is no light in their room. (Coordinating conjunction)
12. She neither phoned nor wrote. (Coordinating conjunction)