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Conjunctions and Determiners

Conjunctions and Determiners

In our daily life, we use conjunctions and the determiners to complete or to join two sentences, but we may not be aware of the fact that what they actually are? So, we are here to help you gather some information on the conjunctions and determiners along with the examples. So, let’s start today’s topic with conjunctions.

  • Conjunctions – The Joining Words!

Don’t we use words life and, if or but at times to complete what we have to say? Of course, we do. Now, the question is what are these words called? Are they conjunctions or the joining words? For, the answers to these questions you need to go through the whole content.

Yes these words are called conjunctions. And the definition of conjunctions is as follows:

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Definition of Conjunctions

The word conjunctions itself means that they are the words which act as junctions to join two sentences. Thus they are known as the joining words.

We use conjunctions to join two phrases, words or two sentences together to make a long sentence.

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<p>Yet, and, for, but, because, if, or, so are the various examples of the conjunctions.</p>
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As, we know that the conjunctions are the words which join two words, sentences or two phrases together to make a long, meaningful and a complete sentence. Consider two sentences:

  1. My bus didn’t arrive at my stop. .

The two sentences are complete and have their own meanings, but they can be compiled together to make one sentence using the conjunction because. Now look at the sentence:

I am late today because my bus didn’t arrive at my stop.

You can also use the conjunction as to join the two sentences. The new sentence can also be written as:

I am late today as my bus didn’t arrive at my stop.

Conjunctions make your task easy as instead of using two sentences one can easily convey his or her message using conjunctions.

  • Determiners – The Noun Introducers!

As we were familiar with the term conjunctions, we are also familiar with the term determiners. We use it in our common language without even realizing it. And to polish or to through some light on the topic determiners let’s first recall or understand its definition.

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Definition of Determiners

Determiners are those words which are used to introduce a noun. Thus, they are also noun as the noun introducers. Determiners along with introducing a noun also, provide certain information with it.

For instance, my aunt saw an unidentified object last night. In this sentence, the word “an" is a determiner.

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<p>If you will carefully look at the above-listed sentences then you will notice that besides the nouns tea, certain words are written such as the some, our, this and Joe’s. These words introduce or provide a noun another aspect and thus are known as determiners.</p>
<p>You will also notice that these words carry certain information with them. Joe’s tea specifies that the tea belongs to Joe. And, some tea marks that the tea belongs to someone who isn’t known. While our tea specifies that the tea belongs to a group of people. Also, this and the tea are the words used to specify that the person is saying something about the tea.</p>
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  1. Conjunctions make your task easy as instead of using two sentences one can easily convey his or her message using conjunctions.
  • Determiners along with introducing a noun also, provide certain information with it.
  • So, this was all the basics of Conjunctions and determiners. Hope this makes your concepts clearer!

Quiz for Conjunctions and Determiners

Q.1

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

__________ she has got a little money, she might not waste it.

a) Now that
b) After
c) Although
d) As soon as

Q.2

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

Rahul ran very fast________ he missed the train.

a) And
b) Although
c) Yet
d) Therefore

Q.3

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

I don't think he will attend the class _______ you tell him.

a) So
b) If
c) Unless
d) Lest

Q.4

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

She is loyal. __________ she is trustworthy.

a) But
b) As a result
c) Consequently
d) In addition

Q.5

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

__________ Ritu ________ Mansi are deserving candidate for this competition.

a) Either.....or
b) Both.....and
c) Not only......but also
d) Neither..... nor

Q.6

Complete the following sentence using appropriate determiner.

How _________ words can you type in a minute?

a) Much
b) Many
c) Most
d) More

Q.7

Complete the following sentence using appropriate determiner.

__________ loyalty was expected from Faria.

a) Little
b) A little
c) Few
d) Some

Q.8

Complete the following sentence using appropriate determiner.

_________ of the news was proved to be true.

a) Many
b) Much
c) Some
d) More

Q.9

Complete the following sentence using appropriate determiner.

Too _______ mistakes were found in his article.

a) Much
b) Many
c) Fewer
d) Some

Q.10

Complete the following sentence using appropriate determiner.

I am having __________ trouble with my music system.

a) Many
b) Much
c) Lot of
d) A lot of

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