Subordinating conjunctions exercise

Complete the following sentences using appropriate subordinating conjunctions.

1. I will not forget this favor ……………….. I die.

a) till
b) since
c) as long as

2. I have not seen him ………………… he moved to Mexico.

a) since
b) for
c) till

3. I am sharing this secret with you, ……………… you are my close friend.

a) because
b) due to
c) because of

4. …………………… he was not there, I left a message with his brother.

a) Since

b) As
c) Either could be used here

5. It was …………….. dark …………….. we could not see anything.

a) so, that
b) too, to
c) such, that

6. The lesson is ………………. difficult …………….. one cannot understand it without explanation.

a) so, that
b) such, that
c) too, to

7. We must strengthen our defense forces, ……………….. the enemy should attack us.

a) lest
b) if
c) unless

8. We play games …………………. our health may improve.

a) in order to
b) in order that
c) Either could be used here

9. I can help you …………………. you tell me the truth.

a) unless
b) provided
c) Either could be used here

10. He climbed up a tree ………………… to get a good view of the procession.

a) so
b) so as
c) so that

Answers

1. I will not forget this favor till I die.

2. I have not seen him since he moved to Mexico.

3. I am sharing this secret with you, because you are my close friend.

4. Since he was not there, I left a message with his brother.

5. It was so dark that we could not see anything.

6. The lesson is so difficult that one cannot understand it without explanation.

7. We must strengthen our defense forces, lest the enemy should attack us.

8. We play games in order that our health may improve.

9. I can help you provided you tell me the truth.

10. He climbed up a tree so as to get a good view of the procession.

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