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Parts of Speech: Coming to Terms 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. tell, tell, get accept, are is don't have, have lay, looking, thought, is bounced keep argue, drag, beat 29 Conjunctions: The Ties That Bind Conjunctions connect words or groups of words and show how they are related. There are three kinds of conjunctions: coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, and subordinating con- junctions. Let's look at each one. 1. Coordinating conjunctions link words or word groups. Here are the seven coordinating con- junctions: · for · and · but · or · yet · so You Could Look It Up Conjunctions connect words or groups of words and show how they are related. And now for some examples: · Eat one live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. · Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with ketchup. Quoth the Maven Use this mnemonic to help you remember the seven coordinating conjunctions: FANBOYS ( for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so).