How deep do you know about conjunctions? They are essential in English writing and making good use of those, your essays will look smoother and more logical. Today we are going to introduce some of the most common ones:
Synonyms: first of all; to begin with; first and foremost; in the first place
Example sentence: Firstly, it is important to note that this problem has not received the attention it deserves.
2 At first
Synonyms: to start with; originally; initially
Example sentence: At first, she was flattered by his devotion.
Example sentence: Often those in power try to sweep the problem under the carpet.
4 In conclusion
Synonyms: to sum up; in summary
Example sentence: In conclusion, walking is a cheap, safe, enjoyable, and readily available form of exercise.
Synonyms: finally; last but not least
Example sentence: Lastly, I would like to thank my parents for all their support.
Synonyms: to put it simply; fundamentally
Example sentence: Basically, the article can be summarized in three sentences.
7 As it turns out
Synonyms: all along
Example sentence: As it turns out, most code contains volumes of information like this to help us find data of interest.
8 At last
Synonyms: in the end; finally
Example sentence: At last, Harper designed to speak.
We hope we have helped with your studies. Is there any other conjunction in mind that you would add to the list? 🙂