List of Conjunctions and Examples in English

The following list includes conjunctions and examples in English. Each conjunction word will have an example sentence to illustrate usage.

Conjunctions & Examples in English

  • Both … and

Example: Michael can both read and write.

  • Because

Example: She usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.

  • Unless

Example: She will be sick unless she stops eating.

  • Whereas

Example: Whereas we did all the job, they enjoyed themselves.

  • Therefore

Example: Mary studied hard for the chemistry exam. Therefore, she got an A+.

  • But

Example: I am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.

  • Even if

Example: Even if you take a taxi, you’ll still miss your plane.

  • Despite

Example: Our vacation was a lot of fun, despite the hot weather.

  • Besides

Example: Besides means in addition to, also. It is a preposition.

  • Unlike

Example: Unlike means different from, not similar to.

  • Since

Example: Our bus won’t start since the battery is flat.

  • Although

Example: Although is used to show two opposite statements.

  • Provided

Example: He’s welcome to come along, provided that he behaves himself.

  • Whether

Example: Whether you drive fast or slow, please drive carefully.

  • After

Example: The day after tomorrow is Mary’s birthday.

  • As if

Example: It looks as if it’s going to rain.

  • Moreover

Example: Smoking is a bad habit; moreover, it is very expensive.

  • Or

Example: Excuse me, is your dog male or female?

  • Yet

Example: We haven’t finished eating the watermelon yet.

  • So

Example: Whoever says so is a liar.

  • In spite of

Example: In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small flat.

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