what is the correct coordinating conjuction for the sentence:
Many people today desesperately want children ----- they are unable to conceive a child.
While I agree with Jody, I would actually rewrite this sentence to read a bit different. Your original sentence implies that "many people want children, but - (and this is where the implied confusion comes in) - all of them are unable to conceive a child."
In my opinion, you can rewrite the sentence as:
"Many people today desperately want children; however, there are some who are unable to conceive a child."
This eliminates any confusion between "everywhere who wants children, can't" and "some people who want children, can't."
Hope this clears some things up!
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