#61 - Subordinating Conjunctions #1 - English Grammar

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Subordinating Conjunctions #1

A conjunction joins words or groups of words in a sentence.

Subordinating Conjunctions

Connects words, phrases, or clauses that are independent or equal using "after", "before", "since", "once", or "until".

After - later than the time that
Before - earlier than the time that
Once - at the moment when
Since - from the time when
Until - up to the time that
  • I will pick you up after the concert.
  • I will have dessert after dinner.
  • I need to finish the dishes before my wife gets home.
  • I have to clean the house before my parents arrive.
  • Call me once you arrive.
  • We can start eating once our guests arrive.
  • I have not seen her since the party.
  • Since he graduated, he has been doing nothing.
  • We cannot eat until everyone gets here.
  • Don't go anywhere until I come back.

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