List of Subordinate Conjunctions

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subordinate conjunction

A Conjunction is a word that connects various words, clauses or phrases. The primary objective of a subordinate conjunction is to provide the switch/transition between at least two notions in a sentence. The switch/transition reflects cause and effect relationships, such as relative/actual time and relative/actual place.
Subordinate conjunctions

Foster will play outside when his homework is complete.

The second objective of a subordinate conjunction is to minimize the weight on a particular clause so the notions/ideas can be clear to the reader.

As Kim ran up the hill, she sprained her ankle.

Here is a list of some subordinate conjunctions:

after
although
as
because
before
even if
even though
if
in order that
once
provided that
rather than
since
so that
than
that
though
unless
until
when
whenever
where
whereas
wherever
whether
while
why


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