Exercise 9- Conjunctions
( 9.1) EXERCISE - CONJUNCTIONSFill in the blanks with these words: although, and, because, but, or, since, so, unless, until, when.
§ 1 Things were different _____ I was young.
Things were different when I was young.
§ 2 I do it _____ I like it.
I do it because I like it.
§ 3 Let us wait here _____ the rain stops.
Let us wait here until the rain stops.
§ 4 You cannot be a lawyer _____ you have a law degree.
You cannot be a lawyer unless you have a law degree.
§ 5 That was years _____ years ago.
That was years and years ago.
§ 6 She has not called _____ she left last week.
She has not called since she left last week.
§ 7 I saw him leaving an hour _____ two ago.
I saw him leaving an hour or two ago.
§ 8 This is an expensive _____ very useful book.
This is an expensive but very useful book.
§ 9 We were getting tired _____ we stopped for a rest.
We were getting tired so we stopped for a rest.
§ 10 He was angry _____ he heard when happened.
He was angry when he heard when happened.
§ 11 Walk quickly _____ you will be late.
Walk quickly or you will be late.
§ 12 He had to retire _____ of ill health.
He had to retire because of ill health.
§ 13 We will go swimming next Sunday _____ it's raining.
We will go swimming next Sunday unless it's raining.
§ 14 I heard a noise _____ I turned the light on.
I heard a noise so I turned the light on.
§ 15 Would you like a coffee _____ tea?
Would you like a coffee or tea?
§ 16 Do you know _____ she will arrive?
Do you know when she will arrive?
§ 17 _____ the car is old it still runs well.
Although the car is old it still runs well.
§ 18 Do you want a pen _____ a bit of paper?
Do you want a pen and a bit of paper?
§ 19 I would like to go _____ I am too busy.
I would like to go but I am too busy.
§ 20 She will die _____ the doctors operate immediately.
She will die unless the doctors operate immediately.