SEE REPORT Conjunctions

Explanation: Subordinating conjunctions join dependent clauses (incomplete idea) to independent clauses (complete idea).

Forms:
since
because
a reason for the outcome 
The council members resigned because the accusations were too damaging.
Because the accusations were too damaging, the council members resigned.
although
even though
an outcome despite a fact 
Even though many listeners called in to express their support for the concert, hardly anyone bought tickets.
Hardly anyone bought tickets even though many listeners called in to express their support for the concert.
while
an outcome despite a fact 
While we agree on some things, we argue about everything else.
before
after
when
since
while
Martha used the files Jeremy created before he updated them with the correct numbers.
After Jeremy updated the files, he called Martha to give her the OK.
When Martha heard this, she could not believe the trouble she was in.
Martha double-checks everything since that harrowing experience demoralized her.
She was cheating on me while we were preparing for the wedding.

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