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As a continuation of our discussion on how to properly use conjunctions, we are now going to take a look at the subordinating conjunction.
Like coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions help to connect two independent clauses, but they can only do so by making one of the clauses dependent (i.e. subordinate). When I place a subordinating conjunction in front of an independent clause, I render that clause dependent, thereby facilitating its linkage with an independent clause. Read the rest of this entry »