A conjunction is a word used to join sentences or words.
- God made the country and man made the town.
- Our hoard is little, but our hearts are great.
- Two and two make four.
Definition = A Conjunction is a word which merely joins together sentences, and sometimes words.
Some Conjunctions are used in pairs .
1- Either - or
: Either take it or leave it.
2-Neither - nor
: It is neither useful nor ornamental.
: We both love and honour him.
4- Though - yet
: Though he is suffering much pain, yet he didn't complain.
5- Whether- or
: I don't care whether you go or stay.
6-Not only- but also
: Not only he is foolish but also obstinate.
Note : Conjunctions are thus used in pairs called Correlative Conjunction or Correlatives.
* We use many compound expressions as conjunctions ; these are called Compound Conjunctions.