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Conjunctions

albeit

conjunction

used for introducing a comment that slightly changes or reduces the effect of what you said before it

although

conjunction

used for introducing a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising

although

conjunction

used for introducing a statement that makes what you have just said seem less true or less likely

and

conjunction

used between words, phrases etc in order to connect them together

and/or

conjunction

used for saying that either or both of two situations are possible

assuming

conjunction

if: sometimes used for emphasizing that something may not be true

causal

adjective

a causal conjunction such as ‘because’ introduces a statement describing the cause of something

’cause

conjunction

a way of writing ‘because’ that shows how it sounds in informal speech

conjunction

noun

a word that is used to join other words, phrases, clauses, and sentences, for example ‘and’, ‘because’, and ‘but’

coordinating conjunction

noun

a word such as ‘and’ or ‘but’ that joins two parts of a sentence that are of equal importance

correlative

adjective

two words that are correlative are often used together but not usually used next to each other. For example, ‘either’ and ‘or’ are correlative conjunctions.

cos

conjunction

a way of writing ‘because’ that shows how it sounds in informal speech

cuz

conjunction

a way of writing ‘because’ that shows how it sounds in informal conversation

directly

conjunction

as soon as

if

conjunction

used for introducing a situation that may happen or may be real, especially when talking about its results

if

conjunction

used for introducing a situation or condition that must exist before something else happens

if

conjunction

used for introducing a situation that does not exist now and is unlikely or impossible, especially when talking about its imaginary results

if

conjunction

used for introducing a situation that might have existed in the past but did not exist, especially when talking about what its results might have been

if

conjunction

used for introducing a situation that always has the same result, meaning, or effect

if

conjunction

used in indirect questions that ask whether something is true

if

conjunction

used when talking about something that is not certain

if

conjunction

used for introducing the reason that you think someone may want to know something

if

conjunction

used for saying how you feel about the possibility that something may happen or be true

if

conjunction

used when expressing an opinion about an imagined situation

if

conjunction

used when politely asking someone to do something or when asking for permission to do something

if

conjunction

used when politely trying to add something to a conversation or discussion

if

conjunction

used for introducing a remark that makes your description seem slightly less positive or certain

if

conjunction

used for referring to something that someone may have noticed, before explaining the reason for it

if

conjunction

used for suggesting that something may possibly be more or less, better or worse etc than you have stated

if

conjunction

used for introducing a negative expression to emphasize that you think something is very surprising or shocking

inasmuch as

conjunction

used for adding a comment that explains or makes clearer what you have just said

inasmuch as

conjunction

used for adding a comment that limits what you have just said

insofar as

conjunction

used for talking about the degree to which something happens, or the situation in which something happens

lest

conjunction

in case something unpleasant happens

’n’

conjunction

a way of writing ‘and’ that shows how it sounds in informal conversation

nor

conjunction

used after a negative statement when adding another negative statement

or

conjunction

used for connecting possibilities or choices. In a list, ‘or’ is usually used only before the last possibility or choice

or

conjunction

used for including someone or something else in a negative statement

or

conjunction

used between two similar numbers for showing that you do not know what the exact number is

or

conjunction

used for saying what will happen if someone does not do something

or

conjunction

used for introducing a comment that corrects or adds more information to what you have just said

or

conjunction

used when you are trying to show that something must be true, by saying that the situation would be different if it was not true

provided

conjunction

only if a particular thing happens or is done

providing

conjunction

only if a particular thing happens or is done

subordinating conjunction

noun

a word such as ‘because’, ‘while’, ‘that’, ‘which’, or ‘who’ that begins a subordinate clause and connects it to the main part of a sentence

unless

conjunction

used for saying that if something does not happen, something else will happen or be true as a result

whence

adverb, conjunction

used for introducing the result of a fact that has just been stated

whence

adverb, conjunction

an old or literary word meaning ‘from where’

whensoever

adverb, conjunction

used for emphasis to mean ‘whenever’

whereas

conjunction

because of a particular fact that has been considered

whereat

conjunction

an old word meaning ‘as a result of the action that has been mentioned’

wherefore

adverb, conjunction

an old word meaning ‘because of the fact that has just been referred to’

wherefore

adverb, conjunction

an old word used for asking why

wherein

adverb, conjunction

in the place, situation, statement etc that has been referred to

whereof

adverb, conjunction

an old word meaning ‘of or about the thing that has been referred to’

whereon

adverb, conjunction

an old word meaning ‘on the thing or place that has been referred to’

wheresoever

adverb, conjunction

used for emphasis to mean ‘wherever’

whereupon

conjunction

used for showing that something happens just after or because of something that has been mentioned

whether

conjunction

used when someone does not know which of two possibilities is true

whether

conjunction

used when someone can choose between two possibilities

whether

conjunction

used for saying that it does not matter which of two possibilities is true, because the situation will be the same

while

conjunction

at a moment during the time that something is happening

while

conjunction

at the same time that something is happening

while

conjunction

used for saying that although you accept that something is true, there are also doubts or facts that you cannot ignore

whilst

conjunction

while

if only

used for saying that when something good happens, it may only be for a limited purpose, time etc

in case

if

seeing as/that

used for giving the reason why you are saying something

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a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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