Though and although – grammar exercise

April 30, 2014pdf

Although and though are interchangeable. Though is more common in a less formal style.

Complete the following sentences using though or although.

An example is given below.

  • I tried my level best. I couldn’t win the first rank.
  • Although/though I tried my level best, I couldn’t win the first rank.

Exercise

1. My grandmother is very old. She can still read without glasses.

2. He was very tired. He completed the work.

3. The policemen ran fast. They couldn’t catch the thief.

4. They gave him the best medical care. They could not save his life.

5. He left home early. He arrived late.

6. She had the required qualifications. She did not get the job.

7. They are rich. They lead simple lives.

8. She was ill. She went to work.

9. Our team played well. They could not win the championship.

10. My grandmother can’t read or write. She is wiser than most people.

Answers

1. Although my grandmother is very old, she can still read without glasses.

2. Though he was very tired, he completed the work.

3. Though the policemen ran fast, they couldn’t catch the thief.

4. Although they gave him the best medical care, they could not save his life.

5. Although he left home early, he arrived late.

6. Although she had the required qualifications, she did not get the job.

7. Though they are rich, they lead simple lives.

8. Though she was ill, she went to work.

9. Though our team played well, they could not win the championship.

10. Though my grandmother can’t read or write, she is wiser than most people.

 

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