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    two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Is sentence 'I don't like her, but I would like to visit her though.' correct?
    I think it would look better like this:

    1) Although I don't like her, I would like to visit her.
    2) I don't like her, but I would like to visit her.

    However, I am still wondering whether the possibility with the two conjunctions is possible.

    Thank you


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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Quote Originally Posted by tom3m View Post
    Is sentence 'I don't like her, but I would like to visit her though.' correct?
    I think it would look better like this:

    1) Although I don't like her, I would like to visit her.
    2) I don't like her, but I would like to visit her.

    However, I am still wondering whether the possibility with the two conjunctions is possible.

    Thank you

    No, it's not possible.

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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Thank you

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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, it's not possible.
    I agree. But, you will hear it, though.

    Do not use it in examinations.

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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Thank you.
    Is it common? I mean can I use it in speech without being looked at as an illiterate? (No offence 5jj, I really appreciated your explanation accompanied by the actual usage)

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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Quote Originally Posted by tom3m View Post
    Is it common? I mean can I use it in speech without being looked at as an illiterate? (No offence 5jj, I really appreciated your explanation accompanied by the actual usage)
    If you use it in casual conversation, nobody is going to mark you down as illiterate. But, don't use it in formal writing, though.

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    Re: two conjunctions with different functions in one clause

    Thank you

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