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Can you start a sentence with 'but'?

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Can you start a sentence with 'but'?

Coordinating Conjunctions:

The coordinating conjunctions include for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so. These words join, or coordinate, words, phrases, and clauses within sentences.

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The basic usage rules of English indicate that you should not start a sentence with ''but'' as it is a coordinating conjunction and should have a...

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Conjunctions: Coordinating & Correlative

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