What Are Conjunctions of Cause and Effect?
Conjunctions of cause and effect are used to show the relationship between two clauses or phrases where one clause or phrase is the cause of the other. They indicate that one event or action causes another event or action to occur.
Conjunctions of Cause
Here we will take a look at some common conjunctions of cause:
I couldn't reach her
Conjunctions of Effect
The conjunction of effect is used to express the result of an action or event that happens in the independent clause. Here is the conjunction of effect:
Take a look at some examples with the conjunction of effect:
I finally got my driving license,
The teacher was just pretending to care,
Punctuation Rules for Conjunctions of Cause
'Because' and 'since' can be used at the beginning of a sentence to introduce a clause that expresses the cause of an action or event. However, when using these conjunctions, it is important to use a comma to separate the clauses. Here are the examples:
These subordinating conjunctions can also be used in the middle of the clauses, and in this case, they are not followed by a comma. Check out the examples:
She was scared of swimming
Let's order a pizza
Punctuation Rule for Conjunction of Effect
Normally, you cannot use so at the beginning of a sentence and when it is used between the clauses, it has to be preceded by a comma. For example:
My cat is white,
He is a wonderful doctor,
Conjunctions of cause and effect are subbordinating conjunctions that are used to link two clauses. Here are the conjunctions.