Category: Other

Adverbial clauses.

Read the questions below and decide which answer best fits each space.

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Question 1

He pretended to be sick ... go to school.

Question 2

We decided to postpone the trip ... bad weather.

Question 3

... her ilness, she had to stay at home.

Question 4

He's sometimes annoying, but I like him ...

Question 5

She is finding a job ... earn some money.

Question 6

Sometimes she acts ... she was a child.

Question 7

... she had no chance to win, she took part in the conquest.

Question 8

... other guests prefer going out, I wanted to stay home.

Question 9

Some people like summer ... others prefer winter.

Question 10

You can go climbing if you want to. ..., you must be very careful.

Question 11

... she didn't want to come with us, we went without her.

Question 12

He went inside silently ... nobody could hear him.

Question 13

... lack of experience, she was employed.

Question 14

I'll take the umbrella ... it rains.

Question 15

I left at dawn ... be in time.