Conjunctions exercise

October 23, 2011pdf

Join each pair of the following sentences by means of a suitable conjunction.

1. James smokes. His brother does not smoke.

2. Alice hasn’t come. Mary hasn’t come.

3. She speaks English. She speaks Spanish.

4. I like him. He is very sincere.

5. He did not win. He worked hard.

6. She is ill. She is cheerful.

7. We decided to go out. It was raining.

8. The piper played. The children danced.

9. James works hard. His brother is lazy.

10. I went to the shop. I bought some vegetables.

11. You must start at once. You will be late.

12. He must be tired. He has been working since morning.

Answers

1. John smokes but his brother doesn’t.

2. Neither Alice nor Mary has come.

3. She speaks English as well as Spanish. OR She speaks English and Spanish.

4. I like him because he is very sincere.

5. Though he worked hard, he did not win.

6. She is ill but she is cheerful.

7. Though it was raining we decided to go out.

8. The piper played and the children danced.

9. James works hard whereas his brother is lazy.

10. I went to the shop and bought some vegetables.

11. You must start at once; otherwise you will be late.

12. He must be tired because he has been working since morning.

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