Correlative Conjunctions are those conjunctions which are in the form of pair of words.
The common Correlative Conjunctions are:
1. Either …or…
• Either John or George must have done this mischief.
• Neither peter nor Andrew has passed the test.
• For seeking admission in a US university, you should sit for both GRE and TOEFL.
• I do not know whether my father is arriving by the 8o’clock flight or 9o’clock flight.
5. Not only…but also…
• She not only wrote the screenplay for the movie but also acted a role in it.
• I see only such movies as have good songs.
• Such was the weather the whole of today that I decided to stay indoors.
• If you are as intelligent as your father, it will not be difficult for you to run your family business.
• As you sow, so you reap.
• I had hardly sat down for dinner, when the phone rang.
• I left home early so that I would not miss the 7o’clock train to the city.
• Clinton had scarcely reached the platform when the train started moving.
• The meeting will take place between 5 p.m and 6 p.m.
14. As many as
• There are as many chairs as there are students.
• Application will be issued by the college from 9 am to 4 pm.
• Never before in the history of music have musical superstars been able to command such extraordinary fees of the kind as they do today.
• After five years of military service, graduate of the USA must decide whether to continue his career as officer or leave the military.
Such a Correlative Conjunction should be used properly to complete the sentence beautifully.
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