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Joins two <abbr title="propositions indépendantes en grammaire française">independent clauses</abbr>.  Introduces the speaker's point of view.   
 
Joins two <abbr title="propositions indépendantes en grammaire française">independent clauses</abbr>.  Introduces the speaker's point of view.   
  
*We're late, but so is everyone else.
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*We're late, but so is everyone else.  
  
 
After conceding that the speaker & friend are late, the speaker emphasizes that they are not alone.<br />
 
After conceding that the speaker & friend are late, the speaker emphasizes that they are not alone.<br />
 
Before conceding that the speaker & friend are not alone, the speaker states the facts:  "We're late!  We're late!"
 
Before conceding that the speaker & friend are not alone, the speaker states the facts:  "We're late!  We're late!"

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Concessive Coordinator

Joins two independent clauses. Introduces the speaker's point of view.

  • We're late, but so is everyone else.

After conceding that the speaker & friend are late, the speaker emphasizes that they are not alone.
Before conceding that the speaker & friend are not alone, the speaker states the facts: "We're late! We're late!"