Linking Words (Connectives)

This category includes articles related to Coordinate conjunctions, Correlative conjunctions, Conjunctive adverb, Subordinate conjunctions, Relative Pronoun, and Relative Adverb.

correlative conjunctions

Correlative Conjunctions

What are Correlative Conjunctions? Correlative Conjunctions, also called paired conjunctions, are conjunctions that always work in pairs. They are used to join words, phrases and independent clauses of equal importance and similar structure. Some of the most common Correlative Conjunctions are: Either…or Neither…nor Not only… but also Both…and not…but Whether…or No sooner…than Functions of Correlative …

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conjunctive adverbs

Conjunctive Adverbs

What is a Conjunctive Adverb? A Conjunctive Adverb is an adverb that links two independent clauses. There are a lot of Conjunctive Adverbs in the English language. Some of them are: accordingly, therefore, also, still, nevertheless, consequently, finally, however, indeed, likewise, besides, meanwhile, etc.   Conjunctive Adverb Examples Sentences using conjunctive adverbs: We must wash …

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relative pronouns

Relative Pronouns

What is a Relative Pronoun?  A Relative Pronoun is a pronoun that introduces two types of clauses, namely, a relative clause/ adjective clause and a noun clause. The commonly used Relative Pronouns are which, that, who, whose, and whom. “Whoever”, “when,” “whichever”, “whosoever”, whomever”, “wherever”, “whatever”, “whatsoever “, and “where” are also sometimes used as …

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subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating Conjunctions

What are Subordinating Conjunctions? A Subordinating Conjunction is a conjunction that connects a subordinate clause to the main clause. It generally introduces an adverb clause. It indicates the nature of the relationship between the subordinate clause and the main clause by linking two ideas. Thus it does two works. It introduces the Subordinate Clause and …

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