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.
Example: She usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.
Example: She will be sick unless she stops eating.
Example: Whereas we did all the job, they enjoyed themselves.
Example: Mary studied hard for the chemistry exam. Therefore, she got an A+.
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.
Example: Our vacation was a lot of fun, despite the hot weather.
Example: Besides means in addition to, also. It is a preposition.
Example: Unlike means different from, not similar to.
Example: Our bus won’t start since the battery is flat.
Example: Although is used to show two opposite statements.
Example: He’s welcome to come along, provided that he behaves himself.
Example: Whether you drive fast or slow, please drive carefully.
Example: The day after tomorrow is Mary’s birthday.
- As if
Example: It looks as if it’s going to rain.
Example: Smoking is a bad habit; moreover, it is very expensive.
Example: Excuse me, is your dog male or female?
Example: We haven’t finished eating the watermelon yet.
Example: Whoever says so is a liar.
- In spite of
Example: In spite of being a millionaire, he lives in a very small ﬂat.