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Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples

Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples

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List of Conjunctions! Following is a list of important conjunctions in English. They have been chosen especially for ESL learners.

List of Conjunctions

What is a conjunction? In grammar, an English conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together. You can use a conjunction to link words, phrases, and clauses.

Correlative Conjunctions

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

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

Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples

Subordinating Conjunctions

  • After
  • Although
  • As
  • As if
  • As long as
  • As much as
  • As soon as
  • As though
  • Because
  • Before
  • Even
  • Even if
  • Even though
  • If
  • If only
  • If then
  • If when
  • In order that
  • Inasmuch
  • Just as
  • Lest
  • Now
  • Now since
  • Now that
  • Now when
  • Once
  • Provided
  • Provided that
  • Rather that
  • Since
  • So that
  • Supposing
  • Than
  • That
  • Though
  • Till
  • Unless
  • Until
  • When
  • Whenever
  • Where
  • Where if
  • Whereas
  • Wherever
  • Whether
  • Which
  • While
  • Who
  • Whoever
  • Why

Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples

Coordinating Conjunctions

We have 7 coordinating conjunctions in English grammr: “for,” “and,” “nor,” “but,” “or,” “yet” or “so” to join individual words, phrases, and independent clauses.

Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples

List of Conjunctions

Learn the list of conjunctions in English.

  • A minute later
  • Accordingly
  • Actually
  • After
  • After a short time
  • Afterward
  • Also
  • And
  • Another
  • As an example
  • As a consequence
  • As a result
  • As soon as
  • At last
  • At length
  • Because
  • Because of this
  • Before
  • Besides
  • Briefly
  • But
  • Consequently
  • Conversely
  • Equally
  • Finally
  • First
  • For example
  • For instance
  • For this purpose
  • For this reason
  • Fourth
  • From here on
  • Further
  • Furthermore
  • Gradually
  • Hence
  • However
  • In addition
  • In conclusion
  • In contrast
  • In fact
  • In short
  • In spite of
  • In spite of this
  • In summary
  • In the end
  • In the meanwhile
  • In the meantime
  • In the same manner
  • In the same way
  • Just as important
  • Least
  • Last
  • Last of all
  • Lastly
  • Later
  • Meanwhile
  • Moreover
  • Nevertheless
  • Next
  • Nonetheless
  • Now
  • Nor
  • Of equal importance
  • On the contrary
  • On the following day
  • On the other hand
  • Other hands
  • Or
  • Presently
  • Second
  • Similarly
  • Since
  • So
  • Soon
  • Still
  • Subsequently
  • Such as
  • The next week
  • Then
  • Thereafter
  • Therefore
  • Third
  • Thus
  • To be specific
  • To begin with
  • To illustrate
  • To repeat
  • To sum up
  • Too
  • Ultimately
  • What
  • Whatever
  • Whoever
  • Whereas
  • Whomever
  • When
  • While
  • With this in mind
  • Yet

List of Conjunctions with Examples

  • A minute later, Harrick was showing off his golf swing.
  • He’s not at all exciting, in fact he’s really rather commonplace.
  • The tongue is not steel, yet it cuts.
  • Cocaine production requires large amounts of water, hence factories are nearly always built by streams.
  • She complained of stiffness in her joints. Accordingly, she was admitted to hospital for further tests.
  • Actually, I wanted to say on that day, shall we never get apart, OK?
  • After a short time, you will feel more in control during the execution of free weight exercises.
  • As an example, Graff raises the relation of a feminist literary canon to more familiar ones.
  • As a consequence, this junction in the rocks represents a huge gap in the record.
  • As a result, services have been drastically reduced.
  • Mr Foster has never been to China. Consequently / Hence he knows very little about it.
  • He is called Mitch, because his name is Mitchell.
  • Besides a father she has a younger brother to support.
  • As soon as you have drunk, you turn your back upon the spring.
  • Consequently, this view is frequently referred to as mathematical Platonism.
  • Car prices can vary a lot. For example, in Belgium the VW Golf costs $1000 less than in Britain.
  • There are a number of improvements; for instance, both mouse buttons can now be used.
  • I don’t want to go there, furthermore, I have no time to do so.
  • In conclusion, I would like to say how much I have enjoyed myself today.
  • I don’t like skating, moreover, the ice is too thin.
  • I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men
  • There are serious problems in our country. Nonetheless, we feel this is a good time to return.
  • On the other hand, many women choose to go out to work.
  • You think you are clever; on the contrary, I assure that you are very foolish.
  • We do not have enough money. Therefore we cannot afford to buy the new car.
  • To sum up, there are three main ways of tackling the problem.
  • You will have it if it belongs to you, whereas you don’t kvetch for it if it doesn’t appear in your life.
  • The book is too long but, nonetheless, informative and entertaining.
  • A short while ago, however, he became a bus driver and he has not regretted it.

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Conjunctions: List of Conjunctions in English with Useful Examples


Wednesday 15th of March 2023

Oh nice like this conjunction masha allah

Saul Radford

Tuesday 20th of December 2022

what about just "of"?


Tuesday 25th of October 2022



Wednesday 11th of May 2022

The conjunctions really need to change every time in instruction because if it not going to change it will not make sense.

Meygan hands

Tuesday 22nd of February 2022

@danny these are normal and subordinate conjunctions!