Why should you never start a sentence with because?
The reason you can’t usually start a sentence with “because” is because the sentence needs two parts for because to join together. Usually, “because” goes in between the two clauses, so if we start a sentence with “because” there is often only one clause in the sentence.
Is the comma after but?
You should put a comma before but only when but is connecting two independent clauses. When you don’t have two independent clauses, leave the comma out. I would go for a walk, but for the rain. This time, but is connecting an independent clause to a dependent clause.
What is butt?
Your butt is your buttocks, your tush, your rear end. It also has plenty of other meanings, like butting into a conversation (interrupting it) or the butt of a gun (the thick end). If you make fun of someone, they are the butt of your jokes. The used end of a cigarette is called a butt, too.
What is the formula for thesis?
This thesis might be represented by the following formula: P (an academic paper) = R (research), S (subject), E (expression), and U (understanding).
Can you write an essay without a thesis?
Whether you’re writing an argumentative paper, an informative essay, or a compare/contrast statement, you need a thesis. Without a thesis, your argument falls flat and your information is unfocused.
What are conjunctions words?
Conjunctions are words that link other words, phrases, or clauses together.
Can we use but and if together?
Yes, you can put two conjunctions together, but only if the first one is a coordinating conjunction (and, or, so, but, for, yet, nor) and the second one a subordinating conjunction (because, after, although, since, etc.). For example, but because and so although are correct, but not because but or although so.
What type of word is but?
In the English language, the word “but” is also used for multiple purposes. It can serve as a conjunction, a preposition, an adverb, or a noun in sentences. This word is commonly categorized under conjunctions because it can connect two clauses together and form a single sentence.
Why do we use but?
We use but as an alternative to except (for), apart from and bar to introduce the only thing or person that the main part of the sentence does not include. It is often used after words such as everyone, nobody, anything, anywhere, all, no, none, any, every.
How do you write a thesis for AP?
Attributes of a good thesis:
- It should be contestable, proposing an arguable point with which people could reasonably disagree.
- It is specific and focused.
- It clearly asserts your own conclusion based on evidence.
- It provides the reader with a map to guide him/her through your work.
How do we use but?
But can be used in the following ways:
- As a conjunction (connecting two phrases or clauses): She’s 83 but she still goes swimming every day.
- As a preposition (followed by a noun): There’s been nothing but trouble since he came.
- As an adverb: We can but hope that things will improve.