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From:Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...>
Date:Sunday, August 13, 2006, 15:51
Hi, All--

When "and" is used between independent clauses we call it a conjunction:

We went to the market and you went to the cinema.

Question 1: What grammatical role is "and" playing when it separates
items in a list:

We went to the market and the cinema.

Doesn't seem like a conjunction there.

Question 2: And is there still a different grammatical role in this example:

We went to the market and away from all this big-city noise.

Or is this just a conjunction with some words omitted?

(Not surprisingly, doing a google search for "and" isn't very helpful. :-) )

Thanks --


Chris Bates <chris.maths_student@...>
Dana Nutter <sasxsek@...>