Conjunctions of Place

The conjunction of place is a kind of subordinating conjunction talking about the whereabouts of something. In this lesson, we will learn all about them.

What Are Conjunctions of Place in English?

What Are Conjunctions of Place?

Conjunctions of place are subordinating conjunctions used to link two or more clauses or phrases that refer to a location or position. They help to show the whereabouts of something and the spatial relationship between different elements in a sentence.

Common Conjunctions of Place

There are a few conjunctions of place in English:

  • where
  • wherever
  • everywhere

'wherever' as a conjunction of place

Where

Where as a conjunction is used to introduce a subordinate clause that identifies a specific location or situation. It indicates 'at the place that' or 'at the situation in which'. Here are some examples:

They studied where I graduated.

You're free to go where you please.

Wherever

Wherever is a conjunction of place that is used to introduce a subordinate clause that refers to any location or everywhere. Here are the examples:

Wherever I go, I keep getting stuck in traffic.

Hide it wherever you go.

Everywhere

Everywhere as a conjunction of place is used with the same meaning as wherever. Check out a few examples:

You're free to go everywhere you please.

Everywhere I visit, I discover something new.

Punctuation Rules

Conjunctions of place are subordinating conjunctions and can be used to connect two clauses. They can be used at the beginning of a sentence with a comma between the clauses, or they can be used between two clauses with no commas.

You can get married wherever you want.

Wherever you want, you can get married.

Review

Conjunctions of place are subordinating conjunctions that are used to refer to a place. Here are conjunctions of place:

  • where
  • wherever
  • everywhere

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