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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Correlative Conjunction (With example)

2) CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTION
Correlative conjunctions are conjunctions which are used in pair and they emphasize the elements that join together. There are four pairs of Correlative conjunctions as follow:
1) Both .........................and...............................
2) Either .......................or.................................
3) Neither.....................nor................................
4) Not only ..................but also.........................
Example:
- I drink both wine and beer. (noun with noun)
- She either eats cake or drink beer. (verb with verb)
- He is neither famous nor popular. (adjective with adjective)
- She speaks not only sweetly but also softly. (adverb with adverb)

Correlative Conjunctions

Correlative conjunctions appear in pairs. For example, either...or, neither...nor,whether...or, and not only...but also.


This man is either dead or my watch has stopped. (Groucho Marx)

Correlative conjunctions
Correlative conjunctions are used in pairs.They work in pairs to coordinate two items. Examples of correlative conjunctions include both...and..., either...or, not only... but also...
Examples:
·         I didn't know that she can neither read nor write.
·         You can either walk to school or take the bus.
·         Both Sara and James are invited to the party.
·         Whether you watch TV or do your homework is your decision.

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