Last Updated : 07 Jan 2019

Compound Conjunctions

Definition :
The phrases which are used as conjunctions are called Compound Conjunctions.

Some Important Compound Conjunctions

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in order thatas ifeven if
as soon asso thaton the condition that
as well asprovided thatin as much as
with the aim thatin order thatto the extent that

e.g.

In order that
She left early in order that his children would not be alone at home
In order that we may be respectful of the presenters, please turn off your cell phones

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As if
Robert walks as if he were lame
He behaved as if nothing had happened

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Even if
I shall not go with him even if he asks me to do so
I will get there, even if I have to walk all the way

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As soon as
We went inside as soon as it started to rain
As soon as you’ve finished your homework, let me see it

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So that
She is reading the book so that he may learn his lesson
He worked hard so that everything would be ready in time

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On the condition that
I can show you my garden on the condition that you will not touch any flower
He will forgive you on condition that you do not repeat the offence

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On the condition that
I can show you my garden on the condition that you will not touch any flower
He will forgive you on condition that you do not repeat the offence

 

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