“Or” is a coordinating conjunction. Coordinating conjunctions are words placed between other words, sentences, phrases and clauses of equal importance. They are also known as coordinators and are used to give equal emphasis to a pair of main clauses. A clause is a statement that is either true or false. This is also known as a proposition. There are just seven coordinating conjunctions in English. They are “for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so”. There are many ways to use the word “so”. Have fun with conjunctions! Below are a few examples to study.
“Or” Alternative Item or Idea:
“On Saturdays, they always go to the beach or the park!”
Will you meet with your boss today or take the day off?
Would you like bacon with your eggs or ham?
Can you ride a bike or a unicycle!
Could you pass me the pepper or salt?
I am going to buy a Ford or a Chevy!
Are you going to visit mom or your grandfather?
Would you like to go to the movies or to the park?