These conjunctions are used to link or join two words or phrases that are equally important and complete in terms of grammar when compared with each other. That is to say, the sentences or words do not depend on anything to give themselves meaning.
There are seven main coordinating conjunctions -
As you can see, these conjunctions are arranged in this way to provide the mnemonic acronym of FANBOYS so that it is easier to remember them. These conjunctions are always placed between the two clauses or words that they are joining. The following are some examples of the coordinating conjunctions -
1. Pratap does not like to read. Pratap does not like to wrote,
Pratap does not like to read or write.
2. He is rich. He is unhappy.
He is rich but unhappy.