the subordinating conjunction

the subordinating conjunction

The subordinating conjunction joins larger groups of words within sen-
tences. It begins adverb clauses (groups of words that answer the questions
When? Where?How? To what extent?). The subordinating conjunction can
also be used to combine the ideas found in several sentences.

Here are the subordinating conjunctions, followed by sample sentences.

after although as as far as as if
as long as as soon as as though because before
even though if in order that since so that
than though unless until when
whenever where wherever while
Because Grandma was upset, she asked to be left by herself.
After Andy parked his new car, his sister asked for a ride.
The driver stopped her vehicle where the passengers were standing.
Our goalie, Caroline, looked as if she could block any shot.
We will probably have to finish unless you know someone who could
do it for us.

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