Subordinating Conjunctions for Adverb Clauses

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Subordinating Conjunctions for Adverb Clauses
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2012-09-26 16:07:38
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A subordinating word is the first word in a dependent clause. Common subordinat­ing words include the following. (TIME)
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  1.  after
    Example

    After  we ate lunch, we decided  to go shopping. 



     

     



     

    .
  2. as and just  as
    Example:

    Just  as we left the house, it started to rain.
  3. as long  as                               .
    Example:

     We waited as long as we could.
  4. as soon  as
    Example:

    As soon  as the front door closed,  I looked  for my house key.
  5. before
    Example:

       I thought I had put it in my coat pocket before we left.
  6. since
    Example:

    I have not locked  myself out of the house since I was10 years old.
  7. until
    Example:

    Until I was almost 12, my mothe rpinned the key to my coat.
  8. when
    Example:

    When I turned 12, my mother let me keep the key in mypocket.
  9. whenever
    Example:

     I usually put the key in the same place whenever I come home.
  10. while
    Example:

    • While  I searched for the key, it rained harder
    • and harder.

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