Coordinating Conjunctions

A coordinating conjunction is a grammatical part of speech in the English language that joins words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank.

Coordinating Conjunction Examples

Some examples of coordinating conjunctions would be the following:

For: He was very tired, for he hadn’t slept since the weekend.
And: Shameka and Austin ran at the track meet.
Nor: Neither Vilma nor her sister were interested in the movie.
But: I’d like to meet with you over some coffee, but I have another appointment.
Or: Shelly, Justine, or Gustav will meet you at the front gate.
Yet: She wanted to go to the party, yet she knew it was important to study.
So: Jasmine prepared for her test in advance, so she met her friends that evening.

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