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    although, in spite, however, though

    Hi fellas,

    What do we call these conjuctions?

    As you know they are used in clauses expressing contrast(?).

    Thank you

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    Re: although, in spite, however, though

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    Hi fellas,

    What do we call these conjuctions?

    As you know they are used in clauses expressing contrast(?).

    Thank you


    Off course, all words but "however" are conjunctions.
    "However" is the indefinite pronoun, but do they have a specific name in such clauses as.

    "Although he was huge he was beaten."

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