Adverb clause of reason worksheet

Read the following sentence.

I cancelled the trip because I was short of cash.

Here the clause ‘because I was short of cash’ explains why I cancelled the trip.

An adverb clause of reason answers the question ‘why’. It is introduced by conjunctions like because, as, since and now that.

Study the examples given below.

Since he has apologized we will not take any further actions against him.

I helped him because I liked him.

I encouraged him because he is industrious.

Now that he has got a good job, he can live on his own.

Adverb clause of reason worksheet

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction.

1. ………………… I had failed my exams, I decided to drop out.

2. ………………. the exams are over, you can enjoy yourself.

3. They cancelled his subscription …………….. he hadn’t paid his dues.

4. I called her ……………. I wanted to talk.

5. ………………. I am a young wasp, I have never seen any battles.

6. ……………….. the rain has stopped, we can resume play.

Answers

1. As / since I had failed my exams, I decided to drop out.

2. Now that the exams are over, you can enjoy yourself.

3. They cancelled his subscription because he hadn’t paid his dues.

4. I called her because I wanted to talk.

5. Since I am a young wasp, I have never seen any battles.

6. Since the rain has stopped, we can resume play.

 

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