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Subordinating Conjunctions | English Grammar | iken | ikenedu | ikenApp

welcome to the lesson subordinating

conjunctions after completing this

lesson you will be able to define

subordinating conjunctions lists the

different types of subordinating

conjunctions identify subordinating

conjunctions in given sentences Sid is

looking for his water bottle Ayesha is

helping him search as they are getting

late for the bus Sid looks at the window

and finds his bottle kept on the sill

Sid exclaims that he left the water

bottle on the windowsill then he

remembers to add that he found the water

bottle on the windowsill i shat l's said

that he should use subordinating

conjunctions to combine sentences Sid

knows about conjunctions but is curious

to know more about subordinating

conjunctions

I shall decides to teach him while going

home in their school bus let us learn

subordinating conjunctions with Sid and

Asia

subordinating conjunctions join one

clause to another on which it depends

for its full meaning a sentence will

make complete sense when the main Clause

is combined with a subordinate clause

consider the following example Sid found

his water bottle where he had left it

earlier in this sentence the word where

is used as the subordinating conjunction

it combines the main clause Sid found

his water bottle with the subordinating

clause he had left it earlier

the following is a list of the most

commonly used subordinating conjunctions

subordinating conjunctions are those

words that introduce subordinate clauses

and join them two main clauses consider

the main clause we will miss the school

bus and the subordinating clause you

hurry the subordinating conjunction

unless combines the subordinate clause

as follows we will miss the school bus

unless you hurry the subordinating

conjunctions can be classified into nine

categories according to their meaning

they are as subordinating conjunctions

of time cause or reason purpose result

or consequence condition concession and

comparison subordinating conjunctions

can be used for introducing noun clauses

the most commonly used subordinating

conjunction for introducing a noun

clause is done some others are if when

weather why and how take a look at the

following examples

subordinating conjunctions can also be

used for introducing adverb clauses the

following table lists the conjunctions

used to introduce adverb clauses in the

first example the conjunction as it

introduces the adverb clause of manner

in the second example the conjunction

where ever introduces the adverb clause

of place in the third example the

conjunction after introduces the adverb

clause of time in the fourth example the

conjunction because introduces the

adverb clause of reason in the fifth

example the conjunction that introduces

the adverb clause of result or

consequence in the sixth example the

conjunction list introduces the adverb

clause of purpose in the seventh example

the conjunction if introduces the adverb

clause of condition in the eighth

example the conjunction yet introduces

the adverb clause of concession or

contrast

in the ninth example the conjunction Dan

introduces the adverb clause of

comparison let us consider a few more

examples of subordinating conjunctions

Sid has understood the important

concepts of subordinating conjunctions

Asia is happy as it is using the

subordinating conjunction correctly let

us revise the important points to help

him retain the concepts subordinating

conjunctions are used to combine a main

clause and a subordinate clause a

sentence makes complete sense only when

the main clause is combined with a

subordinate clause subordinating

conjunctions are those that introduced

the subordinate clauses and combine them

to the main clauses subordinating

conjunctions can be classified into nine

categories according to their meaning

they are as follow time cause or reason

purpose result or consequence condition

concession and comparison subordinating

conjunctions can be used to introduce

noun clauses the most commonly used

subordinating conjunctions for

introducing a noun clause is that some

others are if when whether why and how

subordinating conjunctions can be used

to introduce adverb clauses some of the

examples are as if where ever after

etc

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