Contrast and Similar Words

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Contrast and Similar Words

by anupam » Sun Sep 03, 2006 10:35 pm
Hi

Can someone explain the list of contrasting and similar words with usages

Just as, like ,Since, because however, even if , even though and so on and so forth !!!
I am unable to figure out a logic for the same...

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PS -- Thanks all for the Has/ Have forum !!

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by aim-wsc » Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:17 am
u r asking too general query, buddy!

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by anupam » Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:44 pm
I second that it is a general rule but then slight distinctions between em can be of great help in my quest ...
I do have the dictionaries etc but then all i want is a list where in one can appreciate the differences between these word(s)
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by beatthegmat » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:04 pm
Have you looked at the Spidey's Sentence Correction Notes? I believe it addresses some of the topics you are looking for...

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by anupam » Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:44 am
Thank you
it is helpful but then a comprehensive bank of the same with egs will be of great help...

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conjunction

by aim-wsc » Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:26 am
comprehensive bank!!?!!
You want some notes on Conjunction? OK here i go.
honestly i have not gone throught spedy's or Sahils notes..,, so i might be repeating the same stuff here.



even though /although /though /however can be used to show the contrast between two sentences. or phrases(?) /clause/
Though is more informal and used in spoken English;
However, however is used in formal English.

note its flexible though...the following examples follow general trend.
eg.
Although/ even though/ though i have internet connection at home i go to cybercafe.
i have internet connection however/but i go to cybercafe.
wrong sentence: although i have internet connection however i go to cybercafe.

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