Coordinating Conjunctions :
The coordinating conjunctions are called as FANBOYS.
1. F for FOR
2. A for AND
3. N for NOR
4. B for BUT
5. O for OR
6. Y for YET
7. S for SO
FOR is used to denote reason.
: I couldn’t get up early, for I had gone to bed late.
AND is used to denote addition.
: I put on my shoes and took up my bag.
NOR is used to denote and not.
: I didn’t take my umbrella nor my raincoat.
BUT is used to denote contrast.
: I waited for the bus but finally took a cab.
OR is used to denote option.
: I could go to the theatre or to the ZOO.
YET is used to denote outcome.
: I wrote as fast as I could, yet I couldn’t complete my homework.
SO is used to denote result.
: I wanted to watch the serial, so I hurried home.
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