The subordinating conjunction
joins larger groups of words within sen-
It begins adverb clauses (groups of words that answer the questions
When? Where?How? To what extent?). The subordinating conjunction can
also be used to combine the ideas found in several sentences.
Here are the subordinating conjunctions, followed by sample sentences.
|after ||although|| as|| as far as|| as if ||as long as|| as soon as|| as though|| because|| before
||even though ||if|| in order that|| since ||so that
||than|| though|| unless ||until ||when
||whenever|| where|| wherever|| while |
Because Grandma was upset, she asked to be left by herself.
After Andy parked his new car, his sister asked for a ride.
The driver stopped her vehicle where the passengers were standing.
Our goalie, Caroline, looked as if she could block any shot.
We will probably have to finish unless you know someone who could
do it for us.
New Year Poems
Old year new year
Dragging his feet with exhaustion,
On the unending path of time,
The wise old year, the gates of
His face glowing
His heart pounding for joy
His soul in rapture
In a few moments, able will he be,
The heavy load of humanitys predicaments
The eager shoulders, of the ignorant New Year,
To, finally, lay!