Conjunctions exercise

November 5, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I talked to that shy girl …………………………. she wouldn’t feel left out.

a) so that

b) for

c) because

2. She is going ………………………….. get a new job.

a) to

b) for

c) so that

3. We stopped at the pub …………………. a drink.

a) to

b) for

c) with

4. Is that cake ……………………… eating?

a) to

b) for

c) so that

5. Should I get anything ………………………. dinner?

a) to

b) for

c) with

6. The shirt was too big for me, so I took it back to the shop ………………………… get a replacement.

a) for

b) to

c) Either could be used here

7. We started early …………………………. we wouldn’t be late.

a) for

b) to

c) so that

8. Take some water ………………………… drink on the way.

a) to

b) for

c) so

9. You need a licence ………………………… drive a four wheeler.

a) for

b) to

c) so

10. I am leaving a bit early today ………………….. I won’t get stuck in the rush hour traffic.

a) for

b) to

c) so that

Answers

1. I talked to that shy girl so that she wouldn’t feel left out.

2. She is going to get a new job.

3. We stopped at the pub for a drink.

4. Is that cake for eating?

5. Should I get anything for dinner?

6. The shirt was too big for me, so I took it back to the shop to get a replacement.

7. We started early so that we wouldn’t be late.

8. Take some water to drink on the way.

9. You need a licence to drive a four wheeler.

10. I am leaving a bit early today so that I won’t get stuck in the rush hour traffic.

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