|And||(to show addition)||Ronnie and Maureen|
|But||(to show contrast)||I can, but I won’t.|
|Or||(to indicate a choice)||This one or that one?|
These types of conjuctions can be used to combine various parts of a sentence.
Salt and pepper
Tim, Nick, and Barry
Come and eat!
Eat, drink, and get married
Black and blue
Tall, dark, and handsome
She drinks coffee and tea.
He drinks (either) coffee or tea.
Kay and Jay drink coffee.
Kay drinks coffee, and Jay drinks tea.
Kay drinks coffee, but Jay drinks tea.
See also: Grammar: Conjunctions and Linking Words