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ACET: Grammar Tip

Use Conjunctions

 

Sometimes you want to link two ideas with a second S+V+O combination. When you do, you need a coordinating conjunction. The new formula looks like this:

S+V+O, COORDINATING CONJUNCTION+S+V+O

What are co-ordinating conjunctions? For example; ‘and’ and ‘but’
Use this mnemonic to remember a selection of the most common conjunctions:

FANBOYS
• For
• And
• Nor
• But
• Or
• Yet
• So


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