English Short Notes: Conjunctions Rules For SBI PO & Clerk- 2016 Online Exams

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Rule 1: The co-relative conjunctions are used in pairs.
Not only - but also
Either - or
Neither - nor
Both - and
Though - yet
Whether - or
Please see that the pair is properly used.

Rule 2: After the adverbs "Hardly / Scarcely", the conjunction 'when or before' should be used.

Rule 3: After 'Rather / Other, the subordinating conjunction 'Than should be used.


Rule 4: After the subordinating conjunction 'lest' the auxiliary 'should' is used.
Lest - for fear that / If it is not so.

Rule 5: The connecting word 'that' is used with the adjective phrase 'the same/the only/superlative adjectives/all

Rule 6: The conjunction 'or' is used with not / never.

Rule 7: With the word 'such' the connective 'that' may be used.
Rule 8: Until - Denotes Time
Unless - Denotes Condition

Rule 9: After the connective 'because' the words ' so / therefore / as' are not used.

Rule 10: The adverb 'Not' should not be used with the connective 'Till/unless/lest/until' in that clause.

Rule 11: When 'since' is used as a conjunction should be preceded by present perfect tense and followed by a verb in the past tense to denote point of time.

Rule 12: With the conjunction 'if' 'then' should not be used.

Rule 13: When two objects are joined by 'as well/besides/along with /together with / in addition to / except / including with, the verb agrees with the first subject in number.

Example:

They will either do the work else return the money.
They will either do the work or return the money.

Both kumar as well as Ravi must finish it.
Both kumar and Ravi must finish it.

Though he is rich but he is economical.


Though he is rich yet he is economical.

Hardly had he left the place than the Bomb exploded.
Hardly had he left the place when the Bomb exploded.

He has no other object but to get a handsome job.
He has no other object than to get a handsome job.

I would rather buy a scooter but not a cycle.
I would rather buy a scooter than a cycle.

Work hard lest you fail.
Work hard lest you should fail.

This is the same book which I wanted.
This is the same book that I wanted.

I have never spoken to him nor written to him.
I have never spoken to him or written to him.

There was such a noise what we could not hear ourselves.
There was such a noise that we could not hear ourselves.

You will not succeed until you work hard.
You will not succeed unless you work hard.

I want to stay here unless she speaks the truth.
I want to stay here until she speaks the truth.


Because he came late so he failed to see her.
Because he came late, he fail to see her.

Until he does not solve this problem, I will stay with him.
Until he solves this problem, I will stay with him.

Unless they do not work sincere, they will not succeed.
Unless they work sincerely, they will not succeed.

Many things have happened since I have left the school.
Many things have happened since I left the school.

If you work for 8 hours a day, then you will get through the examination.
If you work for 8 hours a day, you will get through the examination.

He as well as his students have gone there.
He as well as his students has gone there.








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