Important Correlative Conjunctions with Example Sentences

Correlative conjunctions! In this lesson, we’ll define what correlative conjunctions are. Let’s learn the most commonly used correlative conjunctions and discover how to use them in sentences.

Correlative Conjunctions

Correlative conjunctions are pairs of joining words that we frequently use to connect two ideas together in a sentence.

List of Correlative Conjunctions

  • Both … and
  • Whether … or
  • As … as
  • Rather … than
  • Scarcely … when
  • Not only … but also
  • Either … or
  • So … as
  • No sooner … than
  • The more … the more
  • So … that
  • Hardly … when
  • Such … that
  • Neither … nor

Correlative Conjunction with Examples

Learn correlative conjunctions with example sentences.

  • Both … and

Example: Michael can both read and write.

  • Not only … but also

Example: Not only Mary but also Gabriel is from Italy.

  • Either … or

Example: I can have either cola or tea.

  • So … as

Example: Her story isn’t so boring as theirs.

  • No sooner … than

Example: We had no sooner gone to bed than the phone rang.

  • The more … the more

Example: The more you can dream, the more you can do.

  • So … that

Example: My mother speaks so quickly that nobody understands what she says.

  • Hardly … when

Example: I had hardly closed my eyes when she came.

  • Such … that

Example: He is such a smart boy that he passes his math exams successfully.

  • Neither … nor

Example: Neither George nor his brother is very tall.

  • Whether … or

Example: He must do it, whether he likes it or not.

  • As … as

Example: He’s not singing as loudly as he can.

  • Rather … than

Example: I would rather go out than stay at home today.

  • Scarcely … when

Example: Scarcely had I gone to bed when the doorbell rang.

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