Notes On Complex Subordinating Conjunctions - Usage - CBSE Class 8 English Grammar

Complex subordinating conjunctions are made up of more than one word. The functions of complex subordinating conjunctions are :

1.They perform the function of indicating contrasts.

E.g. Although he knew it would pain, yet he did not show any sign of fear.

2.They perform the function of indicating comparisons.

E.g. He is as brave as his father.

3.They are used to convey a hypothetical condition.

E.g. She dressed up as if it were a party tonight.

Summary

Complex subordinating conjunctions are made up of more than one word. The functions of complex subordinating conjunctions are :

1.They perform the function of indicating contrasts.

E.g. Although he knew it would pain, yet he did not show any sign of fear.

2.They perform the function of indicating comparisons.

E.g. He is as brave as his father.

3.They are used to convey a hypothetical condition.

E.g. She dressed up as if it were a party tonight.

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