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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!"