A conjunction is a word that is used to join words, phrases, and clauses – both independent and dependent clauses – in a sentence. A conjunction is made use of to write a longer sentence or complex sentence. A complex sentence is one that contains an independent clause and at least one subordinate clause. A conjunction can be a word (although, and, because, but, if, or, while) or a phrase (as though, as well as, in order that, so that). There are three groups of conjunctions.
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