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Coordinating Conjunction Exercises

Use a coordinating conjunction to combine the following sentences: FANBOYS

1. The curtains were pulled shut. The school was empty. 2. Alvin has always lived in the city. His parents bought a home in the suburbs. 3. Biggie Molar has a toothache. He will see the dentist, Dr. I. Yankum. 4. Carmelo received a new Mini Cooper. He passed all his subjects with As. 5. I do not want to take a trip to Mt. Rushmore. I do not want to stay home.

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1. The curtains were pulled shut, and the school was empty. 2. Alvin has always lived in the city, yet his parents bought a home in the suburbs. 3. Biggie Molar has a toothache, so he will see the dentist, Dr. I. Yankum. 4. Carmelo received a new Mini Cooper, for he passed all his subjects with As. 5. I do not want to take a trip to Mount Rushmore, nor do I want to stay home.

More Coordinating Conjunction Exercises


1. The boys were given five detentions each. They had cut Mr. Atoms science class. 2. I had a chance to buy a ten speed racer. I decided on buying an ATV instead. 3. Bike riding enables me to see the sights of the city. It allows me to lose weight. 4. The canoe was old and leaky. We won the race. 5. He was bigger and stronger than I. I let him kick sand in my face.

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1. The boys were given five detentions, for they had cut Mr. Atoms science class. 2. I had a chance to buy a ten speed racer, but I decided on buying an ATV instead. 3. Bike riding enables me to see the sights of the city, and it allows me to lose weight. 4. The canoe was old and leaky, yet we won the race. 5. He was bigger and stronger than I, so I let him kick sand in my face.

Correlative Conjunction Exercises


Use a correlative conjunction to combine the following sentences: both ... and; not only ... but also; either ... or; neither ... nor; whetheror

1. We could fly. We could go by train. 2. She will have to study hard. She will have to concentrate to do well on the exam. 3. Jack is not here. Tom is in another city. 4. The speaker will not confirm the story. The speaker will not deny the story.

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1. Either we could fly, or we could go by train. 2. She will have to both study hard and concentrate to do well on the exam. 3. Not only is Jack not here, but Tom is also in another city. 4. The speaker will neither confirm nor deny the story.

More Correlative Conjunction Exercises


both ... and; not only ... but also; either ... or; neither ... nor; whetheror

1. I dont know if it will rain tomorrow. I dont know if it will snow tomorrow. 2. Fred loves traveling. Fred loves spelunking. 3. Carmen doesnt want to take Joe to the movies this weekend. She doesnt want to take Jordan. 4. Playing tennis is good for your heart. Jogging is good for your health.

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both ... and; not only ... but also; either ... or; neither ... nor; whetheror

1. I dont know whether it will rain or snow tomorrow. 2. Fred not only loves traveling but also spelunking. 3. Carmen would like to take neither Joe nor Jordan to the movies this weekend. 4. Both playing tennis and jogging are good for you.