Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences in English

English Transition Words, Linking Words, Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences in EnglishConjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences in English

DespiteDespite is used to introduce a fact that is in sharp contrast with another fact.Despite all her
faults, everybody likes him.
ProvidedProvided means if or only if.They can listen to music provided they disturb nobody.
UnlessUnless means; except on the condition thatYou don’t need to go unless you want to.
SinceSince is used to show result.Since I see you, I am better.
SoSo is used to show result.Whoever says so is a liar.
IfIf is used to show condition.Let me know if you go to the school.
YetYet shows contrast or joins opposites.We haven’t finished eating the watermelon yet.
AfterAfter tells us about order, sequence.I can pass after the green light is on.

BecauseBecause is used to show reason.She usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.
AlthoughAlthough is used to show two opposite statements.Although he speaks seldom, he says meaningful words.
WhereasWhereas is used to show contrast.She is very funny whereas he is boring.
ButBut is used to join two ideas that are opposites.I am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.
BesidesBesides means in addition to, also. It is a preposition.She speaks three languages besides
UnlikeUnlike means different from, not similar to.Jack is completely unlike his father.
ThereforeTherefore is used to show the result /effect of an action.She came first. Therefore she got a good seat.


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