A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but.
Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences.
A conjunction may link two or more than two words or sentences.
The animal is large but timid.
Is this a sheep or a goat?
It’s cold, wet and windy today.
a cat and its kittens
a builder and his tools
a doctor and a nurse
slow but steady
sweet or sour?
a male or a female?
A horse, a zebra or a donkey
Paul has a dog, a parrot and a cat.
The words before, after, as, when, while, until, since are also conjunctions. They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.
Maggie could play the piano before she was five.
I always brush my teeth after I’ve had my breakfast.
After he began exercising regularly, Jerry became healthier.
You have grown taller since I saw you last.
Look both ways before you cross the street.
Joe listened to music while he was doing his homework.
Miss Lee was smiling as she walked into the class.
Wait here until I come back.
Don’t leave until you’ve finished your work.
Tran saw an accident while he was walking home.
Take all your belongings with you when you leave the plane.
Joe first met his wife when he was studying in London.
Tom and Joe have been friends since childhood.
I asked for some bread and butter.
Mr. and Mrs. Chen have three children.
Maggie is a good singer but a poor dancer.
We wish you a Merry Christmas but a Happy New Year.
Is their new baby a boy or a girl?
The dictionary has 1000 words and 200 drawings.
Sue is taller than Nat but shorter than Mike.
Are you going by train or by bus?
Jack always brushes his teeth after he has eaten a meal.
It started to rain when the children were playing in the garden.
Let’s go home before it gets dark.
Give this letter to Anne while you see her.
She has known Jack since he was a child.
The party began at 8:00 P.M. and lasted until midnight.
Alice looked unhappy as she walked in.
Let us go before it starts raining.
This computer was bought when I was in Jayankondam.
Are you from Chennai?
Where did you come from?
These students have gone to Trichy to write their Annual Exams.
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