Correlative conjunctions function like coordinating conjunctions, but they have two parts.
- Either . . . or
- Not only . . . but (or “but also”)
- Neither . . . nor
- Both . . . and
- Whether . . . or
- As . . . as
Here are some examples of sentences that have correlative conjunctions.
- Both the police and the FBI were investigating the crime.
- Either he goes, or I do.
- Neither Miriam nor Josh will agree to write the script.
- The rescue workers brought not only food but blankets.