Illative coordinating conjunction

Illative coordinating conjunction is mainly used to form arguments or infer something on the basis of earlier main clause.

First of all, let’s see some basic rules of Illative conjunctions.

Rules of Illative conjunction

  1. It is a coordinating conjunction
  2. Used to join or connect two independent clauses
  3. Comma or semicolon is used before Illative conjunction
  4. Therefore, for, so then are major types
  5. They are also used as conjunctive adverbs to connect interrelated sentences.

Meaning and examples of Illative conjunctions

Among four major types of coordinating conjunction, Illative is one of them. It is used to infer something on the basis of earlier main clause.
Besides, Clause introduced by Illative conjunctions, create a sense of argument.

“Therefore, for, and so” are important Illative conjunctions.

Examples of Illative coordinating conjunctions

Here are some useful examples of Illative conjunctions.

  1. This forest is very dense and scary; therefore, people do not dare to enter at night.
  2. The river is perennial; therefore, it is used for transportation.
  3. Actually, people do not wash their hands regularly; therefore, they are getting infected.
  4. She is so sharp, so she quickly understand any topic.
  5. The mountain has a lot of loose materials, it erodes constantly.

Apart from these examples, Illative conjunctions are also used as conjunctive adverbs.

Conjunctive adverbs connect two interrelated sentences.

He is a well skilled carpenter. Therefore, he charges more than others.

Friends, this is all about the Illative coordinating conjunctions. There is nothing much to describe here as the domain of knowledge of this topic is limited.

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