List of Conjunctions

A conjunction is a part of speech that is used to connect two words, clauses, or phrases in a sentence.

Types of Conjunction:

There are three types of conjunction,

  1. Coordinating Conjunction
  2. Correlative Conjunction.and
  3. Subordinating Conjunction

#1. Coordinating Conjunctions:

Coordinating Conjunction is a type of conjunction that combines two words, clauses, and phrases whose formation is similar.

There are only seven coordinating conjunctions which we can easily remember in our mind by remembering the word “F A N B O Y S

  • For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So.

Examples:

  1. I chose that car as a birthday gift for my son.
  2. Rambo and Charlie are good soldiers.
  3. He neither drinks nor smokes.
  4. Angela is good at singing but poor at dancing.
  5. Will you come to my home or meet outside somewhere?
  6. The theme of tonight’s party is yet to decide.
  7. The wheel of our van was punctured on the way, so we have to wait in that lodge.

#2. Correlative Conjunctions:

Correlative conjunction is a conjunction of a couple of words that are used to connect two phrases or clauses in a sentence.

examples

  1. The more…, the more:
    • The more you go high, the more things look small.
  2. No sooner… than:
    • No sooner had Mahendra Singh Dhoni entered the stadium than the whole audience started shouting.
  3. Whether… or:
    • You have to complete every task, whether it is easy or hard.
  4. both… and:
    • She can be both a teacher and a student together.
  5. Neither… nor:
    • Neither the shopkeeper nor my friend has this game set.
  6. So… as:
    • I have known my friend for so long when he works as a librarian.
  7. Either… or:
    • You can either eat your favorite dish or order something else.
  8. Not only… but also:
    • My friend does know not only the English language but also 14 different languages.
  9. Scarcely had… when:
    • Scarcely had the party finished when I reached there.
  10. Rather… than:
    • This play station set is rather expensive than I expected.
  11. As… as:
    • He collected the old pieces of stuff from the basement as much as he could.
  12. such… that:
    • He performed such a brilliant performance that the judges gave a standing ovation.
  13. Hardly had… when:
    • Hardly had he finished his assignment when the rain had started.
  14. So… that:
    • She is missing his father so much that she cannot wait till one hour.

#3. Subordinating Conjunction:

Subordinating conjunction joins two unlike clauses, phrases, or a sentence structure from which one is a dependent clause, and the other is an independent clause.

Below are the lists of subordinating conjunctions,

  • After, although, as, as if, as much as, as soon as, as long as, as though, assuming that.
  • Because, before, by the time.
  • Even, even if, even though.
  • How.
  • If, in as much as, in order that, in case, if only, if then, if when.
  • Just as.
  • Lest.
  • Now that, now since, now when.
  • Once, only if.
  • Provided, provided that.
  • Rather than.
  • Since, so that, supposing.
  • Than, that, though, till.
  • Unless, until.
  • When, whenever, where, wherever, where if, while, whether, whereas, whatever, which, whichever, who, whoever, whom, whomever, whose.

Examples:

  1. After:
    • I will meet him after the lecture in college.
  2. Although:
    • The gift is although placed on the wall.
  3. As:
    • This will perfectly suit the topic as an example of a Fourier transformer.
  4. As if:
    • I just ask this address to that person as if he knows.
  5. As much as:
    • Collect the chocolates as much as you want.
  6. As soon as:
    • He suddenly comes back to my home as soon as possible.
  7. As long as:
    • The cat runs as long as he can escape.
  8. As though:
    • Behave like a boy as though you are meant to be.
  9. Assuming that:
    • He might be assuming that I love him.
  10. Because:
    • I forget this last time because of your brother.
  11. Before:
    • All of you go inside the classroom before the teacher comes into the class.
  12. Even:
    • Don’t say anything even when you know the whole story.
  13. Even if:
    • Even if it is raining, we will go trekking.
  14. Even though:
    • Even though the weather is not good, we keep moving forward till we reach our destination.
  15. How:
    • The plane goes directly to Canada, how will you reach Cuba?
  16. If:
    • Try to improve yourself if you really want to participate in the tournament.
  17. In order that:
    • The coach is coaching continuously the same move, in order that each player has to understand clearly.
  18. In case:
    • What will you do in case you got caught by the police?
  19. If only:
    • You will get a chance if only the director agrees to sign you for the movie.
  20. Just as:
    • Is an email just as important that an appointment letter is?
  21. Lest.:
    • I feared lest he said something inside?
  22. Now that:
    • He is quite young but now that he wants to ride his own bike.
  23. Now since:
    • Now since he is going to Dubai, I took his bedroom for my use.
  24. Once:
    • I will send you the pending amount once I get the delivery.
  25. Only if:
    • This offer is valid only if someone buys by today itself?
  26. Provided:
    • The lawyer has provided the essential documents in the courtroom.
  27. Provided that:
    • He will take you to the destination, provided that he had free time.
  28. Rather than:
    • He would rather order non-veg than any vegetarian dish.
  29. Since:
    • I have been practicing on this ground since 2012.
  30. So that:
    • His father took his bike away from him so that he can concentrate on exams.
  31. Supposing:
    • Suppose you’re getting caught in an accident, then what will you do?
  32. Than:
    • She is more beautiful than her elder sister.
  33. That:
    • You came here just to tell me that you are not coming to college tomorrow.
  34. Though:
    • Though we know each other, I was unable to help you.
  35. Till:
    • He worked with his colleagues till the project finished.
  36. Unless:
    • He struggled and played well unless the opponent had lost.
  37. Until:
    • You are not going anywhere until you finish your assignment.
  38. When:
    • You just call me once when you go outside.
  39. Whenever:
    • Whenever you want to go, just go alone without disturbing anyone.
  40. Where:
    • I never told anyone where I was left?
  41. Wherever:
    • You can go wherever you want to?
  42. While:
    • Everyone will remain calm while we connect back to you soon.
  43. Whether:
    • The reason is whether this vehicle will start or not?
  44. Whereas:
    • Kind people read books, whereas dumb ones read nothing.
  45. Whatever:
    • You can take from here whatever you want to take along with yourself.
  46. Which:
    • You just let me know which one you like the most from these two?
  47. Who:
    • Did you know who is behind this matter?
  48. Whoever:
    • Whoever loses the bet will have to leave this game.
  49. Whom:
    • To whom you are going to tell everything?
  50. Whose:
    • Will you please tell me a whose program that was?

Complete List of conjunctions (all types included):

  1. A minute later:
    • She went to my house just a minute later.
  2. According:
    • The price of some materials changes according to the seasons.
  3. After:
    • You can come to meet after a lunch break.
  4. After a short time:
    • I will meet him after a short time in college.
  5. Afterward:
    • Afterward, he knew about her accident, so he ran to the hospital quickly.
  6. Also:
    • She is good at singing and also in the shooting game.
  7. And:
    • They came to my home and sat on the bench.
  8. Another:
    • We require another person to operate a tractor.
  9. As an example:
    • This will perfectly suit the topic project as an example of a Fourier transformer.
  10. As a result:
    • The selection procedure will be announced as a result of their aggregates.
  11. As soon as:
    • He suddenly comes back to my home as soon as possible.
  12. At last:
    • I have bargained with the shopkeeper with cash. At last, he decreases the price.
  13. At length:
    • The tailor-cut the piece of cloth at a length of his measurements.
  14. Although:
    • The box is although placed on the wall.
  15. As:
    • He is a kind person as I know him.
  16. As if:
    • I just ask this address to that person as if he knows the address.
  17. As long as:
    • The thief runs as long as he can to escape.
  18. As much as:
    • Collect the money as much as you want to take.
  19. As though:
    • Behave like a boy as though you are meant to be.
  20. Because:
    • He has to go out of the class because of his friend’s mistake.
  21. Because of this:
    • The police had arrested us because of this person.
  22. Before:
    • All of you go inside the classroom before I come.
  23. Besides:
    • Besides these things, we need some more types of equipment.
  24. Briefly:
    • The witness explained briefly about the incident in the courtroom.
  25. But:
    • We want to go out, but it’s raining outside.
  26. Consequently:
    • Consequently, I need some extra cash to complete my project.
  27. Conversely:
    • Today’s weather is not good and, conversely, not too bad.
  28. Equally:
    • We treat all students equally in our school.
  29. Even:
    • Don’t say anything even when you know the whole story.
  30. Even if:
    • Even if it is raining, we will go trekking.
  31. Even though:
    • Even though the weather is not good, we keep moving forward till we reach our destination.
  32. Except :
    • I invited everyone in our society except for my neighbor.
  33. Finally:
    • We were climbing the mountain continuously for three days, and finally, we reached the top of it.
  34. First:
    • My friend comes first in his class early in the morning.
  35. For example:
    • We require some creative topics on nature, for example, a biogas plant.
  36. For instance:
    • She can dance several steps on the stage, for instance, hip-hop, salsa, freestyle, and breakdance. 
  37. For this purpose:
    • Could you come to my home to help me for this purpose?
  38. For this reason:
    • He was a very talented student, but for this reason, he had to quit his studies.
  39. Fourth:
    • The fourth standard students are good at learning.
  40. From here on:
    • We accept your conditions from here on and not to interfere in anyone’s matter.
  41. Further:
    • The court gives us further notice of this property gambling.
  42. Furthermore:
    • No furthermore arguments after this deal
  43. Gradually:
    • The students are gradually improving their skills in sports.
  44. Hence:
    • We knew some dirty secrets about that person. Hence we stopped going to his home.
  45. However:
    • The plane goes directly to Dubai; however, we want to book our seats on this plane.
  46. In addition:
    • We buy this stuff in addition to a discount.
  47. In contrast:
    • My review regarding this topic in contrast to the wellness of the poor people.
  48. In fact:
    • In fact, I am your gym trainer.
  49. In short:
    • She is good at cooking, sewing, designing, dancing. In short, she is an allrounder. 
  50. In spite of:
    • She prefers going to London in spite of going to Sweden.
  51. In spite of this:
    • He chose that girl for his contract in spite of this girl.
  52. In the end:
    • Everything is under the control of his father at the end of this week.
  53. In the same manner:
    • She loves her doggy, in the same manner, he loves gymming.
  54. In the same way:
    • You came to me, in the same way, I come to you,
  55. If:
    • Try to improve yourself if you want to participate in the tournament.
  56. If only:
    • You will get a chance if only the principal agrees to sign on your form.
  57. In order that:
    • The lecturer is teaching continuously the same topic thrice, in order that each student has to understand clearly.
  58. Just as important:
    • Is an Email just as important that an appointment letter is?
  59. Just as:
    • Don’t try to give a simple justification as just as another person gave.
  60. Least:
    • This is the last picture of nature but not the least for the ceremony.
  61. Last:
    • He comes last in the 5000 meters race.
  62. Lastly:
    • I have finished my words, but lastly, I want to say two lines that I remembered.
  63. Later:
    • I reached the destination later than my family.
  64. Like:
    • She is like her mother in shopping dresses.
  65. Meanwhile:
    • Meanwhile, the terrorists attacked France.
  66. Moreover:
    • The cost is good, and moreover, the designs are also amazing.
  67. Nevertheless:
    • I know there are thieves in our house, but the things are nevertheless stolen from here.
  68. Next:
    • The big guy is standing next to her in the queue.
  69. Nonetheless:
    • Physically at ease with her, he nonetheless had any idea how to talk with her.
  70. Now:
    • We are leaving now from this location for certain reasons.
  71. Now that:
    • He was young but now that he has his bicycle.
  72. Nor:
    • Neither he is taking his bike forward nor going back.
  73. Of equal importance:
    • You both are of equal importance to me.
  74. On the contrary:
    • This was bad, on the contrary, nothing good happened to us.
  75. On the following day:
    • We all had come to your farmhouse on the following day.
  76. On the other hand:
    • He holds a gun in his one hand, and on the other hand, he holds some bullets.
  77. Or:
    • Let me know if you are coming with me or not?
  78. Once:
    • I will send the remaining amount once I receive the parcel.
  79. Presently:
    • Presently he reached near the church in the morning and sat on the bench outside.
  80. Provided:
    • The lawyer has provided the essential documents in the courtroom.
  81. Provided that:
    • I will take you with me, provided that I have a good mind at that time.
  82. Second:
    • First of all, turn off the main switch in a dangerous situation and second close each button on the premises.
  83. Similarly:
    • Similarly, my hometown was also far from here.
  84. Since:
    • I have been working on this project since 2017.
  85. So:
    • The situation is quite harder than earlier, so I came here to sort it out.
  86. Soon:
    • I will come soon to your wedding.
  87. Still:
    • He is giving his best in sports still, the selectors did not select him for the extras.
  88. Subsequently:
    • He has concluded what he subsequently knew for.
  89. Such as:
    • He brings some fruits such as apples, bananas, oranges, and strawberries.
  90. So that:
    • His father took his cellphone away so that he can concentrate on his studies.
  91. Supposed:
    • What are you supposed to do tonight?
  92. The next week
    • Will you please shift the date of the meeting by the next week?:
  93. Then:
    • When he came to the workshop, then the machines were started automatically.
  94. Than:
    • She is prettier than her elder sister.
  95. Thereafter:
    • He will look at my entire property thereafter.
  96. Therefore:
    • We fought with that team in the team, and therefore both the teams were disqualified.
  97. Third:
    • She stood third in the class results.
  98. Thus:
    • I felt very tired; thus, I fell down on the ground.
  99. To be specific:
    • We want to know everything about this project just to be specific and clear.
  100. To begin with:
    • He took some loans from the bank to begin with his business idea.
  101. To illustrate:
    • They used a projector to illustrate their presentation.
  102. To repeat:
    • You all need to repeat the procedure of your practicals.
  103. To sum up:
    • There are so many numbers here we have to sum up for the total.
  104. Too:
    • You are too sweet to look.
  105. That:
    • You came here just to tell me that you are in love with someone.
  106. Though:
    • Though we are friends, I am unable to help you.
  107. Till:
    • He helped his friend till his last breath.
  108. Ultimately:
    • Ultimately we have decided to go out of the city and live somewhere in a safe place.
  109. Unless:
    • He struggled and played well unless he won the title.
  110. Until:
    • You are not supposed to get up until you finish your homework.
  111. What:
    • Will he be appreciated in the office for what he did yesterday?
  112. Whatever:
    • You can take from here whatever you want to take along with yourself.
  113. Whoever:
    • Whoever loses the battle will have to leave the entire city.
  114. Whereas:
    • Kind people read books, whereas dumb ones read nothing.
  115. When:
    • You just remind me once when you will go there.
  116. While:
    • Everyone will remain calm while we connect back to the internet.
  117. Whenever:
    • Whenever you want to go, just take me along with you.
  118. Where:
    • He didn’t tell me where he was going?
  119. Whether:
    • The reason is whether this vehicle will start or not?
  120. Which:
    • You can tell me which one you like the most from these two?
  121. Who:
    • Do you know who is behind this shit?
  122. Why:
    • Someone told me why this has happened?
  123. Yet:
    • The examination date is yet to be decided.