Tag: conjunctions

42 Why do people, incorrectly, begin a sentence with the word "But"? 2015-03-07T21:37:06.680

34 What is the difference between "me neither" and "me either"? 2014-09-15T16:21:41.077

29 Does "red apples and bottles" mean "the apples are red and the bottles are red" or "only apples are red"? 2015-10-28T07:18:48.137

22 Is it necessary to use commas in lists before the conjunction? 2013-04-06T21:21:06.183

19 Why does this documentation use "or" instead of "="? 2015-09-08T08:27:02.857

19 Meaning of “we’ll cut him down as for the border he rides” 2018-04-30T17:18:03.487

16 How is “any more than” used to compare two different situations? 2013-04-12T11:52:13.517

15 When to use "wherein" instead of "where"? 2013-06-11T22:04:40.910

14 Difference between "even if" and "even though" 2013-01-23T23:55:15.543

14 When to begin a sentence with "Therefore" 2016-10-14T12:52:55.263

13 "than I" vs. "than me" 2014-12-22T11:06:32.723

12 Differences between "in order to", "so that" and "so as to"? 2013-01-23T23:12:46.480

12 When can I remove the word "that" in a sentence? 2013-05-26T23:33:37.980

12 Is or Are with OR? 2014-01-23T23:29:45.943

12 Is the phrase "Every man, every woman, and every child" singular or plural? 2014-12-08T07:24:09.943

12 Sentence in 'The Little Prince' conjunction 2016-11-11T14:10:33.850

12 How do I start a sentence with a date? 2018-01-22T03:08:34.733

11 "as such" or "therefore" 2013-02-18T13:33:13.607

11 Should I use 'nor' or 'neither' in this sentence? 2013-09-15T10:11:02.870

11 Will people get confused when they see 'Some of our customers speak Spanish, English, and German'? 2016-05-30T15:44:45.637

11 What is the order of events? "I had milk and played computer games." 2016-11-21T17:04:59.087

11 Meaning of “for” in Psalm: "For justice will prevail…" 2018-04-16T06:13:13.690

11 "... to apply for a visa" or "... and applied for a visa"? 2019-04-12T13:37:08.337

10 Difference between "as" and "because"? 2013-02-01T19:09:05.047

10 "between X and Y" vs. "between X to Y" 2013-02-19T13:02:02.933

10 What is the difference between "If" and "When" in a conditional clause? 2013-03-11T12:59:19.807

10 When to use "and" or "or" when providing a list 2013-03-23T10:43:28.023

10 Should I write "X and I", "X and me", "I and X", or "me and X" in a conjoined object? 2013-09-19T08:20:07.953

10 Why isn’t the pronoun “it” placed after But? 2018-01-14T01:47:58.753

10 When can I hyphenate "in-place"? 2020-02-04T16:39:01.883

9 Article after 'and' and 'or' 2014-02-06T18:45:46.667

9 Can we use "although" and "but" together i.e. in one sentence? 2015-07-08T07:16:54.557

9 what does "as" mean here? (because or while) 2016-01-15T13:05:44.087

9 Use of 'And' as the first word of a sentence 2017-04-02T12:39:54.213

8 Using “for” in the sense of “because” 2013-01-23T23:03:16.680

8 Should we not start sentences with "And" , "But" ,"So" and "Because"? 2013-01-27T07:14:11.710

8 Which to choose between “that”, “if”, or “whether”? 2013-02-02T00:27:45.420

8 Why does it add an extra "and" here? 2014-06-11T10:21:09.450

8 "as with" grammar and meaning in a sentence 2015-01-28T15:13:43.273

8 he looked relaxed, if pale -- "if pale"? 2015-03-17T04:58:45.283

8 Which is correct "sandwiches with ham", "sandwiches and ham", or "ham sandwiches"? 2017-03-07T16:44:18.413

8 Can I place a comma after a conjunction beginning the sentence? 2017-05-14T14:09:34.453

8 Does "as soon as" imply simultaneity? 2019-09-20T15:05:15.710

8 The phrase "from before" 2020-08-28T05:30:50.663

7 Usage of connecting phrases like "because of" 2013-03-23T03:31:24.670

7 'if', meaning 'even if'. Why would ommision occur in some cases? 2014-05-02T07:01:31.997

7 Why are the subject and the verb inverted after the conjunction 'as'? 2014-06-24T03:26:39.390

7 Why is “so that” improper in “I was tired so that I couldn't sleep”? 2014-09-19T17:39:56.730

7 "The ebb and flow of the tides ARE (IS?) now understood" - compound subject and verb coordination 2015-10-03T07:45:16.350

7 Using "or" or "nor" with three options 2015-12-14T18:41:40.270

7 Can 'nor' be used to negate a positive statement? 2016-01-28T15:34:08.867

7 How to use article 'the' with conjunction? 2016-08-04T11:49:40.413

7 Joining word "And" with adjectives 2016-12-01T08:16:14.780

7 Use of "yet", "however" and "but" 2016-12-23T07:29:04.633

7 "...encompassed as I am by frost and snow" -- what does the "as" mean? 2017-03-28T09:38:35.530

6 What is the grammatical function of "as" here? 2013-10-05T17:09:59.427

6 For "another" example 2014-03-18T11:07:55.267

6 Does 'but' require a comma before it in this context? 2014-03-19T13:59:26.733

6 semicolon vs conjunction "and"? 2014-09-10T15:20:59.687

6 Meaning of "necessity" in this phrase? 2015-01-01T19:07:04.623

6 until VS. before 2015-01-09T14:18:10.603

6 Can "neither" be used with "nor"? 2015-01-21T11:57:46.930

6 Using neither...nor with ever 2015-05-15T13:19:43.680

6 “My grandmother, along with two of her friends, (is/are) planning a trip to Mexico.” –What will be in the gap? 2015-06-18T10:15:41.857

6 How to distinguish between: "from then on" and "since then"? 2015-08-14T06:23:23.457

6 A possibly erroneous use of "or" in a complex sentence 2015-09-12T09:29:09.237

6 use of or not without whether 2016-06-28T00:22:53.783

6 A test question, complete the sentence? 2016-12-04T12:05:03.853

6 You can pay by credit card or "by" cash 2017-02-27T15:56:45.867

6 A tricky "you" vs "your" vs "yours" when using conjunctions! 2017-03-09T13:04:38.060

6 What is the function of but in the sentence? 2017-03-24T10:54:34.680

5 Are these two agreements all right? 2013-03-24T11:55:52.057

5 Why is there an "or" here instead of an "and"? 2013-04-30T00:45:22.263

5 Avoiding the word 'that' 2013-05-26T09:51:22.360

5 Can "if" have the meaning of "although" before a clause? 2013-08-22T12:02:53.667

5 Is "so" considered informal? 2013-12-31T21:42:48.857

5 Which parts of speech does Conjunction Reduction work with? 2014-07-04T17:00:55.667

5 The sun is a large object, WHILE having a diameter of nearly a million miles 2014-07-28T19:24:43.093

5 However, although in single sentence 2014-10-30T13:37:52.977

5 Is "… and then" acceptable? Microsoft Word says yes, my grammar instructors say no 2014-11-13T14:45:27.267

5 using "should" in an if adverbial clause 2014-12-29T17:42:23.303

5 Why is 'neither' (without 'nor') singular? 2015-01-08T21:34:54.713

5 "But that I knew these places are my own" - meaning? 2015-02-10T15:29:28.620

5 Don't speak until I [tell, told, have told or what?] you? 2015-03-31T21:01:21.470

5 My wife will be angry, unless I'm home by 7.00 2015-09-03T11:32:38.277

5 Is there any need of two 'and's in this sentence? 2015-11-21T08:04:16.943

5 "I see no A or B" versus "I see no A nor B" 2015-11-30T22:37:51.380

5 "as essential a part of the weekly shop" 2016-01-20T12:08:11.397

5 Can I use "but" and "because" in the same sentence? 2016-01-27T03:58:50.127

5 Is subject omission allowed here? "He was wrestling when [he] hurt his ankle" 2016-04-03T11:07:45.290

5 "mix in a circular motion" vs. "mix with a circular motion" 2016-12-11T12:04:38.083

5 How to express (in)equality just like a native 2017-01-10T16:35:16.547

5 "Not only are they not equally intelligent" ('Not only' with a negative context) 2017-04-16T08:12:04.960

5 Can "because" be followed by an adjective? 2018-06-04T04:02:13.947

4 How obscure is "yet" in place of "but"? 2013-02-24T15:23:38.377

4 Is this 'nor' a short form of 'nor knowing'? 2013-03-07T00:01:16.633

4 Can sentences be joined when we need to say "such as X OR Y"? 2013-03-22T10:03:34.260

4 correct usage of verb 2013-03-23T03:23:48.870

4 Is this 'that' a pronoun or a conjunctive? 2013-04-10T05:18:52.343