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A conjunction that introduces a subordinating clause, e.g. although, because.Contrasted with coordinating conjunction
- ‘Questions beginning with a subordinating conjunction or a relative pronoun are complete sentences.’
- ‘Notice that the comma comes at the end of the clause, not after the subordinating conjunction.’
- ‘The independent clause must be connected to the dependent clause in a subordinating conjunction.’
- ‘There are a great many subordinating conjunctions in the English language.’
- ‘You could also think of the subordinating conjunction as a prepositional phrase, and you always need a comma after a prepositional phrase that starts a sentence.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.