25 Conjunction Phrase Examples: Sentences, Uses And Facts


When two or more words together form a phrase and when they perform the job of connecting or joining words, clauses or sentences, then they are called as conjunction phrases.

The table below consists of sentences that are connected or linked with the aid of conjunction phrases.

voorbeeldeConjunction Phrases verduidelikings
1. Jy óf complete your homework or prepare for tomorrow’s class test.either…orIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “either…or” is not used together, but separately in two different clauses.
 
It connects two ideas “you should complete your homework” en “or should prepare for tomorrow’s class test” in 'n enkele sin.
2. Beide the football match en the throw ball match took place today.both…andIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “both…and” is not used together, but is used separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to connect two ideas “the football match took place today” en “the throw ball match took place today” in 'n enkele sin.
3. Rohit is nie net ryk maar ook very humble.nie net ... maar ook Here, the conjunction phrase "not only…but also” is used not together as a whole, but separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to connect two ideas “Though Rohit is rich” en “Rohit is very humble” in 'n enkele sin.
4. Sodra the vice president came, the meeting was commenced.sodraIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “as soon as” is used together as whole in the beginning of the sentence as a connector.
 
It helps to connect the ideas “the vice president came” en “the meeting was commenced immediately” in 'n enkele sin.
5. Sodanige is the seriousness of the problem Wat it cannot be solved quickly.sodat In this sentence, the conjunction phrase “such…that” is not used together as a single phrase, but is used separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps in connecting two ideas “the problem is very serious” en “it thus cannot be solved quickly” in een enkele sin.
6. U kan eerder paint something useful as waste your time scribbling.eerder asIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “rather…than” is not used together as a whole, but is utilized separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps in linking two different the ideas “you can paint something useful” en “do not waste your time scribbling” in een enkele sin.
7. I am not sure of I would go to my friend’s birthday party or to have dinner with my family.whether…orIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “whether…or” is not used together as a whole, but is utilized separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps in linking two different the ideas “I am not sure if I want to go my friend’s birthday party” en “or I should go to have dinner with my family” in een enkele sin.
8. Suha wants to eat beide ys en fruit salad for dessert.
 
both…andIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “both…and” is not used together as a whole, but is used separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to join two ideas “Suha wants to eat ice cream for dessert” en “Suha wants to eat salad for dessert” in 'n enkele sin.
9. We had skaars completed our day’s work wanneer our manager gave us more work to do.“scarcely…when” is the conjunction phrase used. In this sentence, the conjunction phrase “scarcely…when” is not used together, but separately in two different clauses.
 
It aids to link the ideas “we just completed our day’s work” en “our manager gave us more work to do” in 'n enkele sin.
10. I would eerder prefer to stay at home weekends rather as travelling or shopping.rather…thanIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “rather…than” is not used together as a whole, but is used separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to join two ideas “I would prefer to stay at home on weekends” en “I do not prefer to travel or to do shopping on weekends” in 'n enkele sin.
11. Selfs as we were climbing the bus, it started.selfs asIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “even as” is used together as whole in the beginning of the sentence as a connector.
 
It helps to associate two ideas “the bus started” en “at that time we were climbing the bus” in 'n enkele sin.
12. Nie vroeër we reached the airport as the flight departed.no sooner…thanIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “no sooner…than” is not used together as a whole, but is utilized separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to join two ideas “we reached the airport” en “the flight departed immediately after that” in 'n enkele sin.
13. You have to perform well sodanige Wat we get the overall championship.sodatIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “such that” is used together as whole in the sentence as a connector.
 
It helps to associate two ideas “you have to perform very well” en “your performance should help us get the overall championship” in 'n enkele sin.
14. Net soos Ramya entered the hall, so haar man.just as…so asIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “just as …so as” is not used together but is instead used separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps in linking two ideas “Ramya entered the hall” en “at the same time, her husband also entered the hall” in 'n enkele sin.
15. Die meer you work hard, die meer you will achieve.
 
the more…the moreIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “the more…the more” is not used together as a whole, but is utilized separately in two different clauses.
 
It helps to join two ideas “if you work very hard” en “you will achieve great” in 'n enkele sin.
16. Ruhaan behaves asof he is the captain of the team.asofIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase "asof" is used together as whole in between the two clauses.
 
It helps to join two ideas “Ruhaan is not the captain of the team” en “but he behaves likes the captain of the team” in 'n enkele sin.
17. Math, sowel as, science has to be learnt with practical implementation.sowel asIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “as well as” is used together as whole in the sentence as a connector.
 
It helps to associate two ideas “math has to be learnt with practical implementation” en “science has to be learnt with practical implementation” in 'n enkele sin.
18. Sumith is neither interested in dancing, nor is he interested in singing.neither…norIn this sentence, the conjunction phrase “neither…nor” is not used together as a whole, but used separately in two different clauses.
 
It connects two ideas “Smith is not interested in dancing” en “Smith is not interested in singing” in 'n enkele sin.
Conjunction Phrase Examples

Conjunction phrase uses

We already know that conjunction phrase helps in linking and connecting. Let us here get to know the various purposes (situations) why conjunction phrases are used.

The table below lists some of the common uses of conjunction phrases.

Uses of Conjunction PhrasesConjunction Phrases that can be used voorbeeldeverduidelikings
1. To connect two clauses in which at least one action can happen, will happen or should happen.Either….orJy moet óf learn French or German in school. In this sentence, the conjunction phrase “either…or” shows that the subject “you” should learn at least any one of languages (French / German)
2. To connect two clauses in which none of the actions or events is true or will happen.Neither…norMy mother drinks nie koffie nie tee.In this sentence, the conjunction phrase "neither…nor” is used to show that the subject “my mother” does not drink both coffee and tea.
3. To connect two clauses in which the both the actions are true will happen.a. Both…and
b. Not only…but also
c. as well as
Sundar is nie net baie intelligent maar ook a very kind person.In this sentence, the conjunction phrase “not only…but also” depicts Sundar has both the state of beings (intelligent and kind).
4. To connect two clauses whose actions take place at the same time.a. as soon as
b. just as…so as
c. even as
Sodra the classes got over, we left the classroom.The conjunction phrase “as soon as” depicts that the time of leaving the class and time of the class getting over is same.
5. To connect two clauses, where the action in second clause happens immediately after the action in the first clause is over.a. no sooner…than
b. scarcely…when
Nie vroeër Ruhi left the house as my mobile phone rang.The conjunction phrase “no sooner…than” is used to convey that onmiddellik daarna Ruhi left the house, I got a call and my mobile phone rang.
6. To connect the two clauses whose results must somehow reach to an extentSuch thatThe class performed quite well sodat they would be able to beat all their competitors.The conjunction phrase “such that” is used to denote that the performance of the class was so good to the extent that it would defeat all their competitor’s performances.
7. To connect two clauses, which depict a choice or doubtWhether…orShe has still not decided of to go for the picnic or nie.The conjunction phrase in this sentence is “whether…or”. It is used to express the sense of doubt that “she” has in going to the picnic or not.
Conjunction phrase uses

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Thus with relevant examples and explanations, the above article portrays what conjunction phrases are, why and how they are used in connecting two or more ideas or clauses, thus making them into a single whole sentence.

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