Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [səb'ɔɹdən,eɪtɪŋ]
meaning of the word
serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause; "`when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction"
In this chapter, however, we are considering only one form of emphasis: that of applying force to the important word and subordinating the unimportant words.
Read the selections on pages 50, 51, 52, 53 and 54, devoting special attention to emphasizing the important words or phrases and subordinating the unimportant ones.