1. He took treatment so that he might recover.
2. He walked carefully lest he should fall.
(a) I will leave as soon as you open the door.
(b) You can carry the child while I bring his pram.
(ii)Subordinating Conjunctions of Place: where wherever, whence.
(a) He follows me wherever I go.
(b) Where there is will, there is a way,
(ii) Subordinating Conjunctions of Cause/Reason: because, since, as, that.
(a) He will not go for exam because he is ill.
(b) Since she is your friend, you must help her.
(iv) Subordinating Conjunctions of Purpose: that,lest, in order that.
(a) Speak carefully lest you hurt someone.
(b) Work hard that you may succeed.
(v) Subordinating Conjunctions of Result/Consequence:so, that.
(a) He wasted so much time that he failed.
(b) He is so lazy that he cannot get up early.
(vi) Subordinating Conjunctions of Manner/Extent:as if, as though, as far as.
(a) It appears as though monsoons have arrived.
(b) She behaves as if she is very rich.
(vii) Subordinating Conjunctions of Effect: so that, such that.
(a) His behaviour is such that everyone dislikes him.
(b) It rained so heavily that the drains overflowed.
(viii) Subordinating Conjunctions of Condition: if, unless, provided, provided that.
(a) If you don’t finish your work in time, you will not be allowed to leave.
(b) They threatened to beat him unless he confessed. (‘Unless’ means if not Subordinating (ix) Conjunctions of Concession/Contrast: though, although, even, if, however, although, yet.
(a) I will finish the work even if I get late.
(b) Although he is rich, yet he is sad.
(x)Subordinating Conjunctions of Comparison: as-as, than, as much as, no less than.
(a) He likes You no less than me.
(b) He is clever as his sister.
3. Correlative Conjunctions
Conjunctions that are used in pairs are called Correlative Conjunctions. Pair of words like although…yet, either…or, neither…nor, not only…but also, both…and,
whether...or are examples of correlative conjunctions.
1. Ramya is both singer and dancer.
2. He is not only liar but cunning also.
4. Sentence Conjunctions
Some conjunctions are used to relate meanings and ideas of the sentences they connect. These are called Sentence Conjunctions. Words like hence, though, thus, yet, also, too, otherwise, moreover, only, equally are examples of sentence conjunctions.
1. Take some medicine otherwise your fever will not fall down.
2. I was not well hence did not go to play.
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