definitions
GMAS
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sentences with them
sentence types

100

words that join other words, phrases, or clauses
conjunctions

100

Which of the following sentences contains a coordinating conjunction?

 a. Apples and oranges are my favorite fruits. 

b. Neither mom nor dad like apples.

 c. Although fruit is good for you, some people just don't like it.

a. Apples and oranges are my favorite fruits. (and)

100

nor (alone in the sentence)
coordinating

100

What is the conjunction in the following sentence and what type is it? Because we have global warming, winters are milder here.
because----subordinating

100

John went home yesterday. simple compound complex
simple

200

conjunctions that join things of equal value (FANBOYS)
coordinating

200

Which of the following sentences contains a subordinating conjunction? 

a. Apples and oranges are my favorite fruit. 

b. Neither my mom nor my dad like fruit. 

c. Although fruit is good for you, some people just don't like it.

c. Although fruit is good for you, some people just don't like it. (although)

200

neither----nor
correlative

200

Conjunction(s) in the following? Whether we go swimming or go to the zoo is fine with me.
whether---or correlative

200

John and Anne went home yesterday. simple compound complex
simple (only one subject, though the subject is compound---that doesn't make the entire sentence compound)

300

conjunctions that come in pairs
correlative

300

Which sentence contains a correlative conjunction? a. Apples and oranges are my favorite fruits. b. Neither my mom nor my dad like fruit. c. Although fruit is good for you, some people just don't like it.
b. Neither my mom nor my dad like fruit. (neither...nor)

300

since
subordinating

300

Conjunction(s) in the following? She is sweet, yet she has a temper.
yet----coordinating

300

John went home, and Anne went to work out. simple compound complex
compound (two independent clauses---John went home----Anne went to work out---- joined by the conjunction ---and---)

400

conjunctions that begin complex sentences by joining a dependent clause to an independent one
subordinating

400

Which sentence contains a coordinating conjunction? a. While we studied, she slept. b. Both my sister and my mother have the same first name. c. Let's go to the park, and let's go to the game.
c. Let's go to the park, and let's go to the game. (and)

400

while
subordinating

400

Cats and dogs are great pets, but they are very different! conjunction(s) and types?
and----coordinating but----corrdinating

400

Although she was tired, Anne went to work out. simple compound complex
complex (although is a subordinating conjunction that begins a dependent clause---although she was tired---is attached to an independent one---Anne went to work out)

500

What does each letter in FANBOYS stand for?
For, And, Nor, But, OR, Yet, So

500

Which of the following sentences contains a subordinate conjunction? a. Life is better when you have friends. b. We are going to dinner, so we won't be hungry during the show. c. Both mom and dad are vegetarians.
a. Life is better when you have friends. (when)

500

not only...but also
correlative

500

Even though conjunctions can be complicated, we got this! conjunction(s)? type(s)?
even though---- subordinating

500

Although the snow is on the ground, we went for a long drive, and we played outside for a long time. simple compound complex compound-complex
compound-complex although---subordinating conjunction begins a dependent clause (although the snow is on the ground) and---coordinating conjunction that joins two independent clauses (we went for a long drive) (we played outside for a long time)