#69 - Subordinating Conjunctions #3 - English Grammar

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Subordinating Conjunctions #3

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

Subordinating Conjunctions

Connects words, phrases, or clauses that are independent or equal using "although", "because", "if", "unless", or "whether".

Although - in spite of the fact that
Because - for the reason that
If - in the event that
Unless - except; on the condition that
Whether - if it is true or not
  • She showed up, although she felt sick.
  • Although my mom told me to come home early, I stayed out late.
  • Because he was smart and worked hard, he was able to make a lot of money.
  • They stopped building the house because it was pouring.
  • If it is sunny tomorrow, we can go to the beach.
  • If I receive a promotion, you will be the first to know.
  • You will not pass the exam unless you get a score of 80 or higher.
  • Unless you ask her, you will never know.
  • We will have a picnic whether it rains or not.
  • It is time to decide whether we should take action.

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