Conjunctions exercise

February 15, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. …………………. he is honest, nobody trusts him.

2. ………………….. you tell me the truth, I will call the police.

3. He is not as clever …………………. his younger brother.

4. He must be punished …………………. he is guilty.

5. He will be punished ……………….. he is found guilty.

6. Give every man thy ear, ……………… few thy voice.

7. He will die someday ………………… all men are mortal.

8. He worked hard, ………………… he might pass the examination.

9. I waited for him …………………. 11 pm, but he didn’t come.

10. You will not get the prize …………………. you deserve it.

11. It has been an year ……………….. I saw him.

12. No sooner did he see the tiger ………………. he fainted.

13. Hardly had we reached the platform ……………. the train arrived.

Answers

1. Though he is honest, nobody trusts him.

2. Unless you tell me the truth, I will call the police.

3. He is not as clever as his younger brother.

4. He must be punished because he is guilty.

5. He will be punished if he is found guilty.

6. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.

7. He will die someday for all men are mortal.

8. He worked hard, so he might pass the examination.

9. I waited for him until 11 pm, but he didn’t come.

10. You will not get the prize unless you deserve it.

11. It has been a year since I saw him.

12. No sooner did he see the tiger than he fainted. (No sooner is a comparative construction. It should be followed by than.)

13. Hardly had we reached the platform when the train arrived.

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