A co-ordinating conjunctions is a conjunction that we use to join individual words, phrases, and independent clauses.
There are 7 co-ordinating conjunctions:
In the following examples, each of the words in bold is a co-ordinating conjunction:
- Me and my brother share the same room.
- Jerry was one of my brightest students, so I didn't expect that he would fail.
- I didn't know what to do, nor did the others.
There is an easy way to memorise all the co-ordinating conjunctions—their initial letters form the word FANBOYS.
- General tags: conjunction