Conjunction s

Conjunctions

And

E

Not only... but also

Não só... mas também

both

Ambos

But

Mas

Also / too

Também

As well as...

Assim como

So

Por isso

Then

Então, depois

Or

Ou

Either...or

Ou...Ou

Nor

Nem

Neither... nor

Nem... nem

For

Pois

Therefore

Portanto

However

Contudo

Neverthless

No entanto, contudo

Yet

Contudo

Or else / otherwise

De outro modo

Exercises:
Join the sentences using the conjunctions in brackets:
1) I like tea. I don't like coffee. (but).
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2) He spoke chinese very carefully. He spoke very clearly. (not only... but also).
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3) I called him. He answered (and).
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4) I didn't know the name of the street. I asked the policeman. (so)
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5) My sister went on holiday. I want on holiday. (both... and)
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Fill the blanks with the following conjunctions: So.. Also. 6) Neither Tom ___________ his brother went to the circus last saturday. A motor bike. Either. 8) He was sleeping. 4) He's getting old. 11) I am very busy.. But. and. Both.. _____________ is a cheap form os transport. (both. Anne was late. Neither. 2) He must be ________ very intelligent __________ very stupid to do that.. _________ they didn't dance.or. 9) Don't forget to come _____________ see us sometime. 5) He _________ sings __________ plays well. but also). It was very long (not only. He bought it (so) ________________________________________________________________________ 8) It was a very boring film. _________ I am afraid I can't come.. ________________________________________________________________________ 9) Tom was late...nor. And he doesn't drink. and) ________________________________________________________________________ 10)George doesn't smoke..please. nor). 12) A car is very expensive.. _____________ he keeps a good memory. 3) ________ his mother _________ his father want to buy a jaguar. Both. ________________________________________________________________________ 2. I went on it (and) ________________________________________________________________________ 7) My father liked the house..6) The bus came. 10)He saved his son and the other child ___________. And. 1) Peter ________ Mary went to a ball last night. When Quando As soon as Logo que While Enquanto Until Até Since Desde Before Antes que After Depois que As Quando / Como Whenever Sempre que Because Porque Since Desde que Than Do que although Embora If Se .. However. 7) Go _________ buy a box of matches for me. ______________ he couldn't hear the rain outside.. neither. (neither.

Unless A não ser que / A menos que Exercises: Try to employ: until. I met Charles. Everybody left. 6) Don't ask him any question ___________ he gets more relaxed. 4) I have been wearing glasses ____________ I was four. 7) __________ I see him. When. 13)He rings me up ___________ he is alone. 3) Simon painted a lot ___________ he was ill in bed. 2) They won't receive the letter ___________ Monday. there was a telephone call for you. 15)I see him ____________ I go to the post office. 10)I told him to stay ___________ I returned. 9) __________ the bell rang. I feel sorry for him. 5) __________ I was walking down the street. . 12)I had to wait half an hour ____________ the police arrived. 8) Let's go ____________ It's too late. 1) He broke his leg ____________ he was playing tennis. While. 14)I'll come and visit you __________ I can. Since and Whenever. As. Before. 11) __________ you were out.

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