How many types of conjunction are there?

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How many types of conjunction are there?

Post by soidog » Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:54 am

Hi Alan,

How many types of conjunction are there please? Some of my books say two (coordinating / subordinating) and some webpages say three:- by adding "correlative conjunction". Is corelative really a type of coordinating conjunction?

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Re: How many types of conjunction are there?

Post by Alan » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:15 am

Different authorities classify things in slightly different ways, but most would say two main types. Correlatives are essentially only a subset of coordinators.

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