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Joining Two Sentences

Using and and but Use and to join similar ideas; use but to join contrasting ideas. The police arrived first. The ambulance came later. The police arrived first and the ambulance came later. Their front door was open. Nobody was...

The Conjunctions And, Or, But

The most common coordinating conjunctions are and, but and or. It might be helpful to explore the uses of these tiny conjunctions. And And has several uses. 1) To suggest that one idea is chronologically sequential to another: I...

But As A Conjunction

As a conjunction But, as a conjunction, is used to join contrasting ideas. Their front door was open, but nobody was at home. The rope was thin but it was strong. He is hardworking,...

Difference between however and but

Students often confuse the words however and but. The main difference is that but is a conjunction whereas however is a transitional adverb. That means we use but to connect two clauses. She was...