10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence

Conjunctions are words used to join sentences, phrases or clauses.

Conjunctions that join words or phrases

  • I need a book and a pen.
  • I need a book or a pen.
  • I need not a book but a pen.
  • I need a book as well as a pen of good quality.
Examples of Conjunctions

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #1

Cumulative Conjunctions

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  1. She is an excellent cook and also a skilled painter.
  2. John, as well as his sister, can play the guitar.
  3. Not only did he finish the project but also submitted it ahead of time.
  4. No less than his brother, he has exceptional skills.
  5. Both the children and the adults had fun at the party.
  6. The restaurant serves not only delicious food but also excellent service.
  7. He is a great football player as well as a talented musician.
  8. Not only did they travel to Europe but also visited many countries.
  9. She is a fast runner as well as a skilled swimmer.
  10. No less than his friend, he has a sharp memory.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #2

Alternative Conjunctions

  1. You can eat either pizza or pasta for dinner.
  2. He was neither happy nor sad about the news.
  3. You can either save your money or spend it all.
  4. You can either watch a movie or read a book tonight.
  5. “Do or die”.
  6. You can either go to the beach or go hiking this weekend.
  7. She is neither tall nor short, just average height.
  8. You can either wear a dress or pants to the party.
  9. Study hard, otherwise, you will not pass the exam.
  10. Would you like coffee or tea with your breakfast?

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #3

Adversative Conjunctions

  1. She was tired, but she continued working.
  2. I wanted to go out, however, it started raining heavily.
  3. The project was difficult, but we managed to complete it on time.
  4. He studied hard, yet he failed the exam.
  5. The road was blocked, still, we managed to reach on time.
  6. The weather was bad, yet we decided to go on the hike.
  7. I don’t have much experience, only I have the enthusiasm to learn.
  8. She is very talented, yet she doesn’t have a job.
  9. I really wanted to buy that dress, but it was too expensive.
  10. She is very intelligent, but she can be quite forgetful.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #4

Illative Conjunctions

  1. He loves music, for it is his passion.
  2. The storm knocked out the power, so we lit candles.
  3. I have to wake up early tomorrow, therefore I’m going to bed now.
  4. He’s a doctor, so he knows a lot about medicine.
  5. She was running late, then she missed her train.
  6. I need to save money, therefore I’m going to stop eating out.
  7. The sun was shining, so we decided to go for a walk.
  8. The car broke down, then we had to call for help.
  9. She’s very busy, so she doesn’t have time for a social life.
  10. I forgot my phone at home, therefore I couldn’t call for a ride.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #5

  1. We know that he is honest.
  2. Tom told us that the train had left the station.
  3. He’s so confident that he can accomplish anything he sets his mind to.
  4. I wonder why she hasn’t responded to my email yet.
  5. He explained why he was late for the appointment.
  6. She told me how she managed to finish the project on time.
  7. I’m impressed by how quickly she learned to play the guitar.
  8. Tori made a promise that she would return soon.
  9. He cannot go out because he is ill.
  10. As she was ill, she could not come to school.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #6

  1. We’re going to the beach as it’s a beautiful day outside.
  2. Since the store was closed, we had to find a different place to buy groceries.
  3. We can’t go to the concert as we don’t have tickets.
  4. Because it’s raining, we’re staying inside today.
  5. As we have a lot of work to do, we need to start early.
  6. Since she’s allergic to nuts, she can’t eat peanut butter.
  7. As she was ill, she could not come to school.
  8. As I am ill, I cannot go.
  9. Since I am ill, I cannot go there.
  10. However, he is very talented, he lacks confidence in his abilities.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #7

  1. The teacher gave us extra homework so that we could practice more.
  2. In order that the food doesn’t spoil, we need to put it in the refrigerator.
  3. I’m taking this course so that I can improve my writing skills.
  4. We turned off the lights so that we could see the stars in the sky.
  5. She started her own business so that she could be her own boss.
  6. The doctor prescribed medication so that the patient could feel better.
  7. In order that the baby could sleep, we rocked her gently.
  8. Although she was ill, she did his duties.
  9. Although he was tired, he decided to finish the work.
  10. Though he was warned, he took the risk.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #8

  1. The athlete trained so hard that he broke the world record.
  2. The medicine was so effective that the patient felt better within hours.
  3. The noise was so loud that it woke up the entire neighbourhood.
  4. The food was so spicy that it made her eyes water.
  5. The party was so much fun that she didn’t want it to end.
  6. This ripe mango is as sweet as honey.
  7. This mango is not so sweet as honey.
  8. He loves action no less than fiction.
  9. He is taller than my sister.
  10. He eats chocolate as often as he drinks coffee.

10 Examples of Conjunction in a Sentence #9

  1. If we hurry, we can catch the last train.
  2. Unless you start exercising, your health will suffer.
  3. If he doesn’t wear a helmet, he could get seriously injured in a bike accident.
  4. Unless we leave now, we’ll miss the beginning of the movie.
  5. He will die if he takes poison.
  6. You will fail unless you work hard.
  7. Men will reap, as they sow.
  8. It happened precisely as I told you.
  9. This is not right, so far as I can find out.
  10. This is not true, so far as I can see.

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