subordinating conjunction


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Related to subordinating conjunction: correlative conjunction, conjunctive adverb
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Synonyms for subordinating conjunction

the subordination that occurs when a conjunction makes one linguistic unit a constituent of another

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a conjunction (like 'since' or 'that' or 'who') that introduces a dependent clause

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In Pipil, a language that has borrowed a number of subordinating conjunctions as well as coordinating conjunctions (see above), the relational noun pal has developed into a subordinating conjunction meaning 'in order to' (see section 4.
In Thai lae `and', tae: `but', and various subordinating conjunctions are used more regularly in the higher, more westernized register (cf.
In one possible analysis prepositions (and postpositions), subordinating conjunctions, and certain adverbs would be analyzed as a single part of speech (see, for instance, Huddleston 1984).
Subordinating conjunctions are divided as simple and compound subordinating conjunctions.
Is there a relationship between Subordinating conjunctions, coordinative conjunctions and discourse markers and good readers' level of reading comprehension?
As can be seen in Table 2, the number of connectives structurally was between 15-26 in subordinating conjunctions, 21-48 in coordinating conjunctions, and 1-9 in discourse markers.
The third research question of the study was "Is there a relationship between Subordinating conjunctions, coordinative conjunctions and discourse markers and good readers' level of reading comprehension?
The forth research question of the study was "Is there a relationship between Subordinating conjunctions, coordinative conjunctions and discourse markers and poor readers' level of reading comprehension?
As for the subordinating conjunctions, they positively affected the poor readers' comprehension, but were observed not to be effective in the good readers' comprehension.
In the context of writing a counter argument, students were taught the different emphases created by using coordinating conjunctions in compound sentences and subordinating conjunctions in complex sentences: