Notes On Subordinating Conjunctions - CBSE Class 8 English Grammar

Subordinating conjunctions are parts of speech that join dependent clauses to main clause. They are essential parts of complex sentences with include at least two clauses, with one of the clauses being main (independent) and the other being subordinate (dependent).

Examples:

• When the doorbell rang, my sister ran downstairs to open it.

• Naresh didn’t go to college yesterday because he was ill.

• As Naresh was feeling unwell, he didn’t go to college yesterday.

• I’ll lend you an interesting story book so that you don't feel bored during tain journey.

• He will call you as soon as he reaches home.

Summary

Subordinating conjunctions are parts of speech that join dependent clauses to main clause. They are essential parts of complex sentences with include at least two clauses, with one of the clauses being main (independent) and the other being subordinate (dependent).

Examples:

• When the doorbell rang, my sister ran downstairs to open it.

• Naresh didn’t go to college yesterday because he was ill.

• As Naresh was feeling unwell, he didn’t go to college yesterday.

• I’ll lend you an interesting story book so that you don't feel bored during tain journey.

• He will call you as soon as he reaches home.

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