Printable Handout: Connectives and Contrastives
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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.
'As' is similar in meaning to 'and'
'As' is similar in meaning to 'because'
'Since' is a time reference marking the time she has worked there
'Since' introduces the reason for her promotion, linking reason and result
The speaker is a bit surprised that the person failed
The speaker is not surprised at all that the person failed
The speaker thinks that the other person's driving was logical in the conditions
The speaker thinks that the other person's driving was illogical in the conditions
The decision seems illogical
The decision seems perfectly logical
'Since' is similar in meaning to 'because'
'Since' is similar in meaning to 'but'
The speaker thinks that this is logical behaviour
The speaker thinks that this is not normal
The speaker did not expect to finish on time
The speaker expected to finish on time
The police tried to stop the demonstration
The police did not try to stop the demonstration
The speaker thinks that this is logical
The speaker thinks that this is not logical
'As' means 'when'
'As' means 'because'
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