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COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS Coordinating conjunctions join two complete thoughts, and they must be used with a comma. Remember the coordinating conjunctions by the expression: FANBOYS . , f or = because or since , a nd = equal idea, time order , n or = neither/nor; negates a 2nd choice , b ut = nevertheless, on the contrary , o r = choice/alternative , y et = but; however; at the same time , s o = for this reason; therefore EX: I had never won before , so I was delighted to win the doorprize. EX: I was delighted to win the doorprize , for I had never won before. In sentences using a FANBOY , the comma MUST come before the conjunction, not after
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ADVERBIAL CONJUNCTIONS Adverbial conjunctions join two complete thoughts; in addition, they must be used with a semicolon and a comma. Remember the adverbial conjunctions by the expression: HOT SHOT CAT . ; h owever , = nevertheless ; o therwise , = alternatively ; t herefore , = for that reason ; s imilarly , = in the same way ; h ence ,
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course ENGLISH English 67 taught by Professor Garrett during the Fall '10 term at Mt. SAC.

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