Choose the correct answer.
1 We could phone her later, … we have to hurry up.
a) seeing that
2 … the accident the flight was delayed.
b) So that
c) Owing to
3 He works hard … to prove that he deserves to get a higher position.
b) in order
4 John had been playing football all morning. … he’s exhausted.
5 … rescue teams had been searching the lost climbers all night, they couldn’t find any trace of them.
a) Even though
6 … investigators didn’t find any evidence of Mr. Clark’s involvement in hijacking, he was imprisoned.
7 …, we all were happy to get home finally.
b) Because of
c) In a nutshell
8 All the given plans opened for us a wide range of opportunities to release our potential. …, they tell us about the competition and huge risks.
a) Owing to
9 You may take my smartphone … you don’t damage it.
b) in spite of
10 … it was sunny, we took sunglasses and a parasol to shade skin from the light.
c) In order
11 … traffic jams, we couldn’t get there on time.
b) Because of
12 She stopped … to text her boyfriend.
a) so as
c) because of
13 Olivia was inattentive … she had a car accident.
a) because of
b) due to
14 The little boy can stay here … he keeps quiet.
b) as long as
15 … he showed a massive dominance in the first set, he surprisingly lost the whole game.
c) Due to
16 … the weather forecasts the city was hit by huge snowstorm.
17 Fierce hurricane has destroyed dozens of buildings in the town. … my family has to find another place to live.
a) So as
c) As a result
18 We decided to stay at home, … the bad weather.
a) because of
19 We made a decision to apply to the court … to get a refund from the online store.
a) in spite
c) in order
20 … Joanna was going to find a new job, she decided to learn French to get a higher position.
21 Our manager announced that … those employees who came late for work would have their salary deducted accordingly.
22 These two vases look rather similar, … they are the same shape and color.
a) inasmuch as
b) as soon as
23 … that the opposition was strong, the ruling party managed to win the elections again.
24 Miners went on strike … bad working conditions.
c) on account of
25 Vets tried hard to save my cat. She died, … .
26 Animal rights groups have influenced cosmetic companies greatly. … many brands have stopped testing products on animals.
b) In contrast
27 Jogging gives you strength and health. …, it makes you energetic and peppy.
c) In contrast
28 Teachers should be friendly and loyal … .
b) as well
29 A lot of Europeans would like to visit Japan. …, such a travel is very expensive.
30 … of going to the park, we went to the museum.
1 a 2 c 3 b 4 b 5 a 6 b 7 c 8 c 9 a 10 a
11 b 12 a 13 c 14 b 15 a 16 b 17 c 18 a 19 c 20 b
21 b 22 a 23 c 24 c 25 a 26 c 27 a 28 b 29 a 30 c
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