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
Illative conjunctions are types of coordinating conjunctions that express something derived from another statement or event. Some common Illative conjunctions are – so, for, therefore, then.
Illative Conjunctions Examples
- He loves music, for it is his passion.
- The storm knocked out the power, so we lit candles.
- I have to wake up early tomorrow, therefore I’m going to bed now.
- He’s a doctor, so he knows a lot about medicine.
- She was running late, then she missed her train.
- I need to save money, therefore I’m going to stop eating out.
- The sun was shining, so we decided to go for a walk.
- The car broke down, then we had to call for help.
- She’s very busy, so she doesn’t have time for a social life.
- I forgot my phone at home, therefore I couldn’t call for a ride.
- He has a lot of experience, so he’s a great mentor.
- We need more volunteers, for there is so much work to be done.
- The traffic was terrible, so we took a different route.
- I have a cold, therefore I’m going to stay home and rest.
- She has a lot of followers on social media, so she’s very influential.
- 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.