Subordinating Conjunctions - Kinds
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The majority of conjunctions are "subordinating conjunctions". Common subordinating conjunctions are:

  • after, although, as, because, before, how, if, once, since, than, that, though, till, until, when, where, whether, while

A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate (dependent) clause to a main (independent) clause:

  • Although - Although he is rich,he is unhappy..
  • As - As it was going to rain, I carried an umbrella.
  • As long as - As long as the king is good, his subject will give the respect.
  • Because - Because of the cyclone many people lost their lige.
  • Before - “Just call me angel of the morning, angel. Just touch my cheek before you leave me, baby” .
  • Even if - “Even if the sky is falling down, you’ll be my only”.
  • If - “If you leave me now, you’ll take away the biggest part of me."
  • once - “Once you pop, you can’t stop”

Summary

The majority of conjunctions are "subordinating conjunctions". Common subordinating conjunctions are:

  • after, although, as, because, before, how, if, once, since, than, that, though, till, until, when, where, whether, while

A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate (dependent) clause to a main (independent) clause:

  • Although - Although he is rich,he is unhappy..
  • As - As it was going to rain, I carried an umbrella.
  • As long as - As long as the king is good, his subject will give the respect.
  • Because - Because of the cyclone many people lost their lige.
  • Before - “Just call me angel of the morning, angel. Just touch my cheek before you leave me, baby” .
  • Even if - “Even if the sky is falling down, you’ll be my only”.
  • If - “If you leave me now, you’ll take away the biggest part of me."
  • once - “Once you pop, you can’t stop”
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