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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #29138: Conjunctions
A coordinating conjunction joins parts of a sentence ( words, clauses ) that are grammatically equal.
There are 7 coordinating conjunctions. There is an easy way to remember them:
their initials spell FANBOYS
F A N B O Y S
FOR AND NOR BUT OR YET SO
Suzan is (nice) and (pretty) two adjectives (similar ideas)
Would you like (tea) or (coffee) two nouns ( alternative )
( It was raining ), so ( I took an umbrella) two clauses (result)
( My father is French ), but (my mother is English) two clauses (contrasting ideas)
He left, for he was late (for: old fashioned, literary) (because)
It was not my fault, nor his (negative alternative)
It seemed incredible, yet it was true (emphasizes the differences)
JIMMY AND THE HAUNTED HOUSE
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