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Complexifying with conjunctions

 

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Method

Join two phrases together to make longer sentences using coordinating conjunctions such as and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet.

These can be used to create complex statements that prevent interruption, cause confusion are difficult to deny.

Example

Come here and give me the drink or sit over there and be grumpy.

Discussion

Coordinating conjunctions join two phrases together. The two elements that are joined are grammatically equal and may even be single words (you and I). Coordinating conjunctions fit between the joined phrases.

In use, coordinating conjunctions add complexity, which can lead to illusions of expertise or overload and confusion.

See also

Associating with conjunctions

 

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