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1 UseExample(s) as as كما There were twice as many visitors as usual last week. Our aim is to collect as much information as possible. The damage was not quite as bad as expected. just so as فقط وذلك It is an attractive car but just not so exciting to drive as the Ford Mustang. The idea is not so silly as it sounds. both …. and وكلا This method is both simple and attractive. The results of the research are both impressive and alarming. Transitions and phrases for Correlative Conjunctions

2 UseExample(s) neither ---- nor لا ---- ولا Neither his son nor his daughter were at the funeral. The president spoke neither for nor against economic reform. I am sorry but I can neither confirm nor deny the allegation. not... but لا.... لكن Our apartment is not only centrally located but it is near a park too. There are problems not only with the students, but also with the teachers themselves. UseExample(s) either ---- or إما ---- أو You must answer either yes or no. You can contact us either by phone, by mail or by letter. When there is a crisis, they either do nothing or do something totally useless.

3 UseExample(s) UseExample(s) whether... or سواء... أو She does not know whether her daughter is dead or alive. I still do not know whether he is planning to come or not. but لكن He is 70 but he is still working in the same company. It is not that he lied exactly, but he did tend to exaggerate. or أو Are you coming or not? Is it a boy or a girl? yet بعد It is a small car, yet it is surprisingly spacious. He has a good job, and yet he never seems to have any money. so هكذا to introduce the result of something used between two clauses, after a comma, or with and I wasn’t listening, so I don’t know what he said. I was tired and so I went to bed.

4 Transitions and phrases for Coordinating Conjunctions F A N B O Y S UseExample(s) For لان I told her to leave, for I was tired. We listened eagerly, for he brought news of our families. I believed her – for surely she would not lie to me. And و The little girl put on her yellow shirt and brown overalls Rachel plays the piano and sings. Nor ولا She did not return that night, nor the night after. Asking him politely does not work, nor do threats. I have not been asked to resign, nor do I intend to do so. She could not speak, nor could she understand anything we said.

5 UseExample(s) Or أو Is he coming or not? Is it a school or just a building? Yet بعد It is a small flat, yet it is surprisingly spacious. She has a good job, and yet she never seems to have any money. UseExample(s) But لكن He is 90 but he still goes jogging. so هكذا to introduce the result of something used between two clauses, after a comma, or with and She wasn’t listening, so she does not know what I said. They were tired and so they went to bed.

6 References  Oxford Advanced Dictionary, 8 th Edition  Macmillan English Dictionary 2007, 2 nd Edition  Google Translator  Oxford Dictionary


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