Coordinating Conjunctions are used to connect sentences, phrases or clauses of equal rank. Coordinating Conjunctions are of four types –
- Cumulative Conjunctions – and, both….and, also, too, as well as, not only….but also, no less than
- Alternative Conjunctions– or, either….or, neither….nor, otherwise, else
- Adversative Conjunctions – but, still, yet, however, nevertheless, only, whereas,
- Illative Conjunctions – so, for, therefore, then
Illative Conjunctions Definition
These are types of coordinating conjunctions that express something concluded from another statement or fact. Some common Illative conjunctions are – so, for, therefore, then.
Illative Conjunctions Examples
- Tapas Sen is a brave man, so he does not feel afraid.
- Rahim was ill, so he could not come to school.
- He tried hard so he could win the game.
- I am not going out, for Rima will come now.
- Piyush was found guilty, therefore he was hanged.
- This man is dishonest, therefore Piyali will not deal with him.
- The air is cool now, for it is raining.
- I see, then, we should start at once.