Combining Sentences


COMMA
( , ) + CONJUNCTION
or
SEMI-COLON ( ; )

COMBINE two COMPLETE sentences.

Conjunction = FANBOYS

              • For
              • And
              • Nor
              • But
              • Or
              • Yet
              • So
EXAMPLE
Sentence 1: Sam studied hard.
Sentence 2: The test was easy.
CORRECT
comma + conjunction Sam studied hard, SO the test was easy.
semicolon Sam studied hard; the test was easy.
NOT CORRECT
comma only Sam studied hard, the test was easy.
conjunction only Sam studied hard SO the test was easy.
semicolon + conj. Sam studied hard; SO the test was easy.

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