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Disjunctive Nexus

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In this space we have already dealt with temporary link , he subordinate nexus , he explanatory link , he consecutive link , he conditional link and the adversative nexus . Now it's time to focus on the disjunctive nexus .

It should be remembered that, in the field of grammar , is called nexus to the element that, through its syntactic function, allows linking words, phrases or sentences. In the case of the disjunctive nexus, it is used to join statements that are not compatible with each other .

The disjunctive nexus, as the name implies, raises a disjunctive : you must choose one or the other, but not both simultaneously. The two fragments that link cannot be specified or chosen at the same time.

For example: “We can go on vacation to Miami or Punta Cana”. In this case, the sentence It presents two alternatives as possible vacation destinations: Miami and Punta Cana . The use of the disjunctive nexus "or" It states that it is necessary to choose one of the two. You cannot, therefore, select both options and travel both to U.S like Dominican Republic .

The disjunctive nexus, also named as disjunctive conjunction , may set a requirement . "Be good or we will not go to the movies" It is an expression that indicates to its recipient the obligation to behave appropriately if he intends to attend the projection of a movie .

The voice over "O well"Finally, it is used as a disjunctive nexus: "I can pick you up at your house or we are at the theater door", "The government must raise taxes or reduce public spending", “Registration can be done at the university headquarters or through the Internet”.

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