Printable Handout: Connectives

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Q1 - I was very happy ____ all my old friends were living there.
that
with
which
Q2 - I didn't feel lonely ____ I had a lot of friends who could help me.
that
since
Q3 - They were very friendly ____ I felt at home.
and
but
Q4 - ____ I felt unhappy, but I came to like it.
At first
First
Firstly
Q5 - ____ I needed it, there was always someone willing to help.
Whether
If
Either could be used here.
Q6 - ____ this, I always felt I would succeed.
Beside
Besides
Either could be used here.
Q7 - Living there has many advantages, ____ there are problems.
however
though
Either could be used here.
Q8 - It was great ____ it made me feel at home.
because of
since
Q9 - They spend ages trying to prove themselves ____ getting accepted.
as
before
since
Q10 - ____ she saw it, she had assumed it was an explosion.
While
When
Either could be used here.

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