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1) FANBOYS For And Nor But Or Yet So
Sentence, for Sentence Sentence, and Sentence Sentence, nor Sentence Sentence, but Sentence Sentence, or Sentence Sentence, yet Sentence Sentence, so Sentence
For= Because Examples: I cannot tell whether she is old or young, for I have never seen her. He found it increasingly difficult to read, for his eyesight was beginning to fail.
And Examples: He's gone to get some fish and chips. She picked up the kitten and put it in the box. I went there, and we started to study.
Nor He can neither read nor write. Neither Matt nor Julie said anything. I don't expect children to be rude, nor do I expect to be disobeyed.
But It's an old car, but it's very reliable. They rushed to the hospital, but they were too late. We've invited the boss, but she may decide not to come. They would have married sooner, but they had to wait for her divorce.
Or Shall we go out to the cinema or stay at home? Sonia never cleans or even offers to wash the dishes. You will tell him the truth, or I am going to do it.
Yet Kelly was a convicted criminal, yet many people admired him. a story that is strange yet true an inexpensive yet effective solution to our problem
So I was feeling hungry, so I made myself a sandwich. I was determined to get a good result, so I strived for it.
Warning "And..."... "But...“…So…" Avoid starting a sentence with "And' or "But." Although there are instances where one might do so, it is generally not such a good idea. We've invited the boss. But, she may decide not to come. There are no buses. So, you'll have to walk.
Examples We didn't enjoy the day because the weather was so awful. Because you've done such a good job, I'm giving everyone a 10% bonus.
Adverb Clause markers After Where(ever) As Because As long as If As soon as Although Since whereas Until When(ever) while
3)However …………………...However, ………………. ………………….. ; however, ……………….. ………1………... ….2…., however, …2… This is a cheap and simple process. However, there are dangers. This is a cheap and simple process; however, there are dangers. He wanted to leave. I, however, insisted on staying.
Other words In addition Moreover Furthermore Hence Nevertheless In contrast On the contrary etc.
4) For Example Car prices can vary a lot. For example, in Belgium the VW Golf costs $1000 less than in Britain. Many countries, for example Mexico and Japan, have a lot of earthquakes.
Extra Examples Due to Due to illness, She has been absent from work. Because of Because of ill health, she had to retire. Despite Despite all our efforts to save the school, the authorities decided to close it.