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Unformatted text preview: Sara went to the store. She bought apples. If you want to keep more of a connection between the two thoughts, you could use a semicolon and write, Sara went to the store; she bought apples. If you want to make more of a comment on the connection between the two sentences, then you could use a conjunction with a comma. For example, you could write, Sara went to the store, and she bought apples . A coordinating conjunction gives equal weight to both sentences. In other words, each independent clause is equally important. The most common coordinating conjunctions for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so can be easily recalled from the acronym FANBOYS ....
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