How To Use However (All You Need to Know)
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However, As a Part of Speech
Adverbs modify verbs or action words. The word however can be used either as a conjunctive adverb or as a mere adverb. It is usually used as a conjunctive (joining) adverb. The adverb “quickly” is an example of a common adverb. In other words, it describes or modifies how an action is performed.
Can I Start a Sentence with However?
The use of “however” at the beginning of a sentence is disputed because it can replace “but.” Nevertheless, this is not a case where conjunction should be avoided.
When connecting independent clauses in a sentence, “however” is not used like the conjunction “but.” It must be used to contrast two complete sentences when contrasting two independent clauses.
Different Ways for Using However
As a Connector
Using a comma before and after conjunctions such as but and is optional. However, the most common use is to show the contrast between two sentences/clauses using an adverb. However, it is also known as a transition word or conjunctive adverb in this context. In formal writing and speaking, it is commonly used. Do not mistake it for the same punctuation as but, but think of it as a formal way to say but!
Examples: But if you look at their grades, they are excellent. I am tired, but I still want to work. I think that it will be very difficult for him, but he wants to go on the trip. However, there are some situations where and cannot be used instead of but. Examples: He does not know how to play tennis but plays golf. She did not like his new girlfriend but could not tell why.
As an Aside
A contrast or opposing idea can be expressed using, however, which is also an adverb. It is the placement of the word that determines its strength as well. The next two positions, however, are not directly following one idea and preceding the next, so the contrast is not as strong. These adverbs are also known as nonessential adverbs or parenthetical adverbs in these positions. Understanding the meaning of the sentence is not essential or as important. However, there would be no significant impact on the meaning of the sentence if it was removed.
When these adverbs are placed before a noun or verb, they have a weaker impact than when they follow it. The most common positions for these adverbs are Example Sentences: I’ll see you in a while. – I won’t see you for a while. It was a great party, but the food was terrible. – The food is great, but the party isn’t. You can trust me to do the job. – You can’t trust me to do the job.
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