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.
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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