IELTS TOEFL and TOEIC vocabulary: However, Nevertheless, Nonetheless, Notwithstanding, Whereas
However / Nevertheless / Nonetheless / Notwithstanding / WhereasQ. What's the relationship between all these words?
A. They all signal to the reader that a contrasting idea/opinion will follow in the sentence. They are called conjunctive adverbs, and usually use a semicolon to separate the two clauses.
Consider this example:
Sales of books declined in 2014; however, sales increased in 2015.
We see that the sale of books declined (a negative) but in 2015 they increased (a positive). These two parts of the sentence show a contrasting point and they are introduced by the word 'however'.
Have a look at this example:
You wake up at 8 am; whereas I get up at 6am.
We see that you wake up at 8am (late ) while I get up at 6am (early ). These two parts of the sentence show a contrast between times to get up and they are introduced by the word 'whereas'.
Please write a sentence below using the word 'nevertheless'...