• CONJUNCTIONAL IDIOMS
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

    CONJUNCTIONAL IDIOMS

    A conjunctional idiom is an idiom that performs the function of a conjunction. Usually, it appears as a compound conjunction or a conjunctional phrase. Some examples are: as long as (while). as if (as though). in that (because). for certain (for the fact). in that (because). on account of (owing to; for)   Idioms composed of pairs of words: Majority of the idioms in this category go in pairs, making use of the co-ordinating conjunction “and” in joining the two nouns involved; for example: all and sundry – collectively and individually. beck and call – ready to obey. in black and white – in writing. fits and starts – irregularly.…

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