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What is the acronym FANBOYS used for in English grammar?

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What is the acronym FANBOYS used for in English grammar?

Conjunctions:

Conjunctions are one of the eight parts of speech used in the English language. They are words that are used to connect phrases and clauses, as well as make lists. There are far fewer conjunctions in the English language than nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Conjunctions can be sorted into three types: coordinating, subordinating, and correlative.

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The acronym FANBOYS stands for the seven coordinating conjunctions in English grammar. They are For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, and So. Even though there...

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Conjunctions: Coordinating & Correlative

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 9
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