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topic: Conjunctive adverbs 1

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


1. I need to make more money; ________________, I won't be able to buy a new car.
  otherwise
  instead
  moreover

2. We wanted to adopt a female dog; ________________, we adopted a male one.
  accordingly
  instead
  otherwise

3. Carl hates his job; ________________, he goes to work every morning.
  otherwise
  instead
  nevertheless

4. She was running for the bus; ________________, it left early, so she had to get the next one.
  otherwise
  however
  namely

5. The CEO was caught embezzling money; ________________, it came as no surprise that he got fired.
  therefore
  nevertheless
  similarly

6. She treated him quite badly; ________________, he loved her very much.
  undoubtedly
  still
  otherwise

7. My mother is quite short; ________________, my father is almost seven feet tall.
  nonetheless
  similarly
  in contrast

8. I'm good at learning languages; ________________, my brother has no problem learning a new language quickly.
  in contrast
  similarly
  nonetheless

9. He could have shaken his hand; ________________, he just waved.
  instead
  finally
  similarly

10. They always treated her with respect; ________________, they used to lend her money when she was broke.
  otherwise
  moreover
  instead


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