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ENGLISH LITERACY
topic: Conjunctive adverbs 2

Choose the correct conjunctive adverb to complete each of the following sentences:


1. The board members rejected his proposal; ________________, he quit his job.
  still
  otherwise
  consequently

2. David didn't go out because he had a headache; ________________, he was feeling nauseous from all the food he had eaten.
  subsequently
  otherwise
  moreover

3. Lisa's boss and all her co-workers tried to convince her to speak at the conference; ________________, she refused.
  otherwise
  still
  subsequently

4. Steve wants to go on vacation; ________________, he can't because he has too much work to do.
  then
  however
  besides

5. I don't like that color of paint; ________________, that paint is too expensive.
  besides
  then
  nevertheless

6. It started to rain pretty heavily; ________________, most people stayed in their seats.
  then
  still
  besides

7. My aunt is a very stingy person; ________________, her husband doesn't like spend too much of his money.
  likewise
  nevertheless
  besides

8. Mrs. Johnson didn't clean the house herself; ________________, she got someone else to do it.
  subsequently
  also
  instead

9. Dennis was preparing dinner; ________________, his wife was sleeping in the other room.
  meanwhile
  instead
  also

10. He's grumpy and arrogant, and most people hate him; ________________, he's a very good friend.
  instead
  nevertheless
  also


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