Correct use of some conjunctions

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As is a conjunction. We use it before a clause, and before an expression beginning with a preposition.

In informal English like is often used as a conjunction instead of as. This is very common in American English. It is not generally considered correct in a formal style.

As in the sense of though
So as

This structure is used to talk about purpose.

Such as

We use such as with a noun to introduce examples.

Sections in this article

Common errors with adverbs New!
Common errors with conjunctions New!
Expressing a condition
Expressing a concession or contrast
Common errors with adjectives
Common errors with pronouns
Common errors with nouns and noun phrases
Causative use of Have
Indirect questions