Sentence Connectors

The wedding party was expected to arrive at 3 pm but they were late by more than an hour. However, the dinner was ready and served immediately. When the dinner was served, some people began gossiping.

উপরের passage-এ but, however, while শব্দগুলো দুই বা তার অধিক clause বা phrase-কে সংযুক্ত করেছে।

কথা বলার সময় বা কোন কিছু লেখার সময় বাক্যগুলোর ভেতর সঙ্গতি বা চলমানতা বজায় রাখতে মাঝে মাঝে কিছু Word বা Phrase ব্যবহার করা হয়। এদের Sentence Connectors বা Sentence Linkers বলে।

Word/Phrase Linkers-এর তালিকা

নির্দিষ্ট ক্ষেত্রে নির্দিষ্ট Word বা Phrase Linkers ব্যবহৃত হয়।

• First, firstly, at first, in the first place, in the beginning, at the beginning
• Second, secondly, third, thirdly, fourthly, fifth, fifthly
• In between, in the middle of
• In the end, at the end, at last, lastly, in conclusion, finally, to conclude, to sum up
• Next, afterwards, after that, thenExample: I have a lot of work to do today. At first, I have to go to the bank to draw some money. After that, I will pay the school fees. Then, I need to go to the market to buy some apples.

• In addition to, moreover, furthermore, besides, what’s more
• By the way, by the by
• not only….but also
Example: I am very happy with the new employee. He is not only clever but also hardworking. Anyway, since he joined, the moral and efficiency of the team rose up dramatically.

• For example, for instance, such as, that is
• Namely, like
Example: Many birds are called birds of prey, for instance, the eagle, the vulture etc.
He used to spend his entire day in front of the computer, in other words, he was addicted to the digital world.

• Instead, on the contrary, rather, on the other hand

Example: I did not ask him to stay, rather, I told him to fetch me a car.

• As, more, most, less, least, similarly, in similar manner, in the same way

Example: Samin was as talented as Nasir. Shuvo was more talented than Nasir. Najib was the most talented student in the entire class.

• Anyway, anyway, besides, else, however, nevertheless, still, though, yet, although, in spite of that, in any case, all the same, after all

Example: He is only 6 years old. He can, however solve every calculus problem of 12th grade.

এছাড়াও আরো কিছু Word/Phrase Linkers সম্পর্কে জেনে নাও নিচের স্লাইডটি হতে!

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