“Both / And” Correlative Conjunctions? Grammar Review
What are correlative conjunctions? They are words that work in pairs to join a word or a group of words of equal value in a sentence. Note that the words used for this purpose come from different parts of English. Below are some examples to study. Ask your teacher to help further explain this subject.
Correlative Conjunction Examples:
Notice that there are two conjunctions or word combinations in each sentence. The word combinations in each sentence are used together as the examples.
Both/And connects two subjects or objects!
Both the basketball team and football team are doing very well!
Both Bob and Julie enjoyed their holiday at the beach!
Sally enjoyed both the park and the zoo after!
My brother likes both the opera and dance!
He is both a gentleman and scholar!
Her paintings are both interesting and elusive!
They are both a happy and fun couple!
We are going both to the park and cinema today!