Adversative Conjunctions

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blacknomi

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It is not winter, but it is almost as cold.
It is not winter;it is, however, almost as cold.
It is not winter, still, it is almost as cold.
It is not winter, yet, it is almost as cold.
It is not winter; nevertheless, it is almost as cold.


For me, they sound very similar. I think they are both correct but number 2 and 5 are more formal. What do you think? :wink:
 

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'However' and 'nevertheless' are sometimes called 'conjuncts' because they are usually suprasentencial.;-)
 
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