# What is/are the conjunctions in the following sentence?: We cannot leave yet, because we are still waiting on Matt and Sam.

Mar 17, 2016

conjunctions:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$because
and
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$and

#### Explanation:

because joins the two sentences:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$"We can not leave yet"
and
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$"we are still waiting on Matt and Sam"
into a single sentence.

and joins the two nouns
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$"Matt"
and
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}}$"Sam"
into a single noun phrase.