+50 Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences;

English Conjunctions, Definitions and Example Sentences

Conjunctions – Addition


Too is an adverb. It means “overly” or “also”.

Example Sentence;

  • This notebook is too expensive for me.
  • -I’m very hungry.
    -Me too!


Besides is an adverb. It means “as well” or “in addition”.

Example Sentence;

  • What do you like besides the apple?
  • My father is nice to everyone besides me.



Finally is an adverb. It means “at last”, “eventually”. It introduces a final point.

Example Sentence;

  • The bus finally arrived.
  • The news finally reached my father this afternoon.


Last means “most recent in time”, “finally”.

Example Sentence;

  • Mary arrived last.


Further is an adverb. It means “also”, “additionally”, “besides”.

Example Sentence;

  • He is very clever, further, his father is very rich.
  • I like play football. Further, I like play basketball.


Also  means “too”, “additionally”, “besides”.

Example Sentence;

  • She speaks Spanish and also speaks English.
  • This question is also difficult.


Additionally means “too”, “also”, “besides”.

Example Sentence;

  • This restaurant will provide several free options, additionally, special foods can be purchased.
  • Additionally, I am very tired now.

In addition

In addition means “too”, “also”, “besides”.

Example Sentence;

  • In addition to French, she speaks Spanish.
  • In addition fruit, you should eat meat.



Then means “after”, “also”, “besides”.

Example Sentence;

  • My sister was very happy then.
  • Talk to Samuel and then come back


Conjunctions – Comparison


Similarly means “likewise”, “in like manner”. We can use it to make comparison.

Example Sentence;

  • Similarly, our football team is not so good.
  • My friend was late to the meeting and I similarly was delayed.



Comparable means “similar in amount, size etc…”. We can use it to make comparison.

Example Sentence;

  • The two apple aren’t comparable.
  • it was comparable to being eating.


In the same way

In the same way means “likewise”,”the same”.

Example Sentence;

  • Everyone in my family thinks the same way.
  • You can also help someone else the same way.



Equally means “evenly”, “in the same manner”.

Example Sentence;

  • They are equally difficult to deal with.
  • The revenue was divided equally among the workers.

A similar

A similar means “resemblance in quantity, character, size etc…”, “in the same manner”.

Example Sentence;

  • A similar, our basketball team is not so good.



Likewise means “in the same way”, “in the same manner”.

Example Sentence;

  • I think apples are good. Likewise, i think oranges are good.
  • I worked hard and did it and Mark did likewise.


Conjunctions – Example

Such as

Such as means “like”, “as”, “for example”.

Example Sentence;

  • You can make a party such as wedding anniversary.
  • Some fruits such as apples, oranges are very useful.


For instance

For instance means “Examples of something”, “for example”.

Example Sentence;

  • For instance, “small” is the opposite of “big.”
  • Information can be accessed in many different ways, via the Internet for instance.


For example

For example means “Examples of something”, “for instance”.

Example Sentence;

  • You can go to a good university if you work hard, for example Harvard.
  • Lots of animals, like for example lions eat meat.



Specifically means “especially”, “particularly”, “in particular”.

Example Sentence;

  • I don’t specifically like her.
  • The cafe is specifically popular in the city.


In particular

In particular means “especially”, “particularly”, “specifilcally”.

Example Sentence;

  • In particular, tourists should visit London and Manchester.
  • The situation in the antarctica in particular is worrying.


Conjunctions – Place


Beyond means “on the other side of”, “further”.

Example Sentence;

  • It’s beyond me.
  • I’m sorry, This problem is beyond me.


Opposite to

Opposite to means “against”, “across”.

Example Sentence;

  • They eat fruits opposite to ours.



Here means “in this place”.

Example Sentence;

  • Come here, Mark.
  • Here‘s my wallet.


Adjacent to

Adjacent to means “next to”, “adjoining something else”.

Example Sentence;

  • The bank is adjacent to the school.
  • My father’s house and mine are adjacent.


Next to

Next to means “adjacent to”, “adjoining something else”.

Example Sentence;

  • The theatre is next to the cinema .
  • The gardenis next to the my home.



Nearby means “close by”, “near”.

Example Sentence;

  • The train station is nearby.
  • Is there a school nearby here?


Conjunctions – Summary

In brief

In brief means “in short”, “in a nutshell”.

Example Sentence;

  • In brief, we are the best.
  • In brief, you should not smoke.



Clearly means “frankly”, “openly”.

Example Sentence;

  • My teacher could not speak clearly.
  • Clearly you’re not a good man.


In short

In short means “briefly”, “in a nutshell”.

Example Sentence;

  • This is how this computer works in short.


After all

After all means “finally”, “in the end”.

Example Sentence;

  • Maybe it’s not such a bad situation after all.
  • Michael ended up marrying Alex after all.


In general

In general means “generally”, “usually”.

Example Sentence;

  • In general, I agree with my boss.
  • In general, I am pleased with my situation.


In other word

In other word means “explain it more clearly”.

Example Sentence;

  • In other words, my sister’s always lying to me.



Anyway means “besides”, “for the rest”.

Example Sentence;

  • I’m not thirsty anyway.
  • Mum, Thanks anyway. Bye.

Conjunctions – Time


Currently means “now”, “nowadays”, “recently“.

Example Sentence;

  • My brother has given up smoking currently.
  • Has she lost some weight currently?


In the past

In the past means “back”, “ago”.

Example Sentence;

  • He was a good boy in the past.



Meanwhile means “by the way”, “meantime”, “recently“.

Example Sentence;

  • Meanwhile, another problem arose with the nuclear power plant.
  • Meanwhile, your job application has been declined.



Eventually means “finally”, “in the end”.

Example Sentence;

  • I think you should eventually change your style.
  • Maybe it’il take too long, but you will eventually make it.