Clause of concession and Reason Bài Tập mệnh đề Nhượng bộ và mệnh đề lý do

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English exercises Clauses of Reason / Concession I Use Because or Because of to rewrite the sentences: We arrived late because of the bad traffic  …………………………………………………………………………………………… She didn’t buy the house because the price was very high  …………………………………………………………………………………………… She only accepted the job because of the high salary  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… We couldn’t sleep because the weather was hot  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… Because of the World War II, women took over business for their absent husbands  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… We didn’t go fishing because the water was rough  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… She was very angry because he behaved very badly  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… He couldn’t sleep because of his worries  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… Because of driving too fast, he caused a serious accident  …………………………………………………………………………………………… 10 I lost my way because the fog was thick  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 11 He is tired now because of staying up late last night  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 12 We couldn’t read the sign on the building because the distance was so great  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 13 She’ll never get success because she is impatient  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 14 He’ll be sacked because he is often late for work  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 15 Governments advise giving up smoking because of its harm for health  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 16 They haven’t bought the house because its rooms are small  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 17 He got bad marks because his answers were incomplete  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 18 Maria couldn’t return home because of losing all her money  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 19 Because of my friend’s absence, I have to copy the lesson for him  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 20 A lot of people learn English because it is very important  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 21 Tom is often punished because he is very lazy  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 22 I was late because it rained heavily  ……………………………………………………………………………………………… II Rewrite the following sentences so that their meaning stay the same: I enjoyed the film The story was silly (in spite of) We live in the same street We hardly ever see each other (despite) My foot was injured I managed to walk to the nearest village (although) They have very little money They are happy (in spite of) I got very wet in the rain I had an umbrella (even though) I couldn’t sleep I was tired (despite) He liked the sweater He decided not to buy it (though) I didn’t get the job I had all the necessary qualifications (in spite of) Nick used to smoke He seems to have good health (although) 10 I had turned on the air conditioner It was still hot in the room (even though) 11 Laura wants to fly She feels afraid (in spite of) 12 Trevor didn’t notice the sign It was right in front of him (even though) 13 I’m not better I’ve taken the pills (despite the fact that) 14 Matthew doesn’t know any French It was one of school subject (though) 15 Henry’s friend is a millionaire He hates spending money (despite) 16 We enjoyed the vacation It rained a lot (although) => 17 She felt sick She went to work (though) => 18 I was really tired I couldn’t sleep (even though) => 19 He is very rich He isn’t happy (although) => 20 She couldn’t answer the question She is very intelligent (though) => 21 He tried He was not successful (though) => III Choose the best answer: _ having the best qualifications among all the applicants, Justin was not offered the job A Although B While C In spite of D Despite of the internet is very popular, many older people not know how to use it A However B Nevertheless C Even though D Despite he wasn’t feeling very well, David was determined to take part in the inter-university athletics meet A Although B While C Where as D yet _ what Megan prepared for the job interview, she didn’t pass it A Despite of B In spite of C Though D However Bruce was not praised _ he was a hard worker A despite B in spite of C although D no matter how It looks like they are going to succeed _ their present difficulties A despite B although C in spite D even though Mary usually goes to parties She likes meeting people and crowded places _she is rather shy A In spite of B Even though C On the contrary D In other words Ann: Have you decided to get the job? Terry: Yes, I’ve just decided I’ll accept that job it is not suitable with my major It is not an interesting job, _ the salary is very good A although / but B despite / and C but / though D yet / however _, he has continued to work on his thesis A Although all these problems B Even though there are problems C Despite of all these problems D In spite of there are problems 10 In spite of _, he was determined to finish his work A was seriously ill B be seriously ill C his serious illness D he was seriously ill 11 _ some German and British management styles are similar, there are many differences between them A In spite B In spite of C although D Despite 12 I could not eat _ I was very hungry A even though B in spite C despite D despite of 13 In spite _, the baseball game was not cancelled A the rain B of the rain B it was raining D there was a rain 14 _ he had enough money, he refused to buy a new car A In spite B In spite of C Despite D Although 15 _, he walked to the station A Despite being tired B Although to be tired C In spite being tired D Despite tired 16 The children slept well despite _ A it was noise B the noise C of the noise D noisy 17 She left him _ she still loved him A even if B even though C in spite of D despite 18 _ her lack of hard work, she was promoted A In spite B Even though C In spite of D Despite of 19 _ they are brothers, they not look alike A Although B Even C Despite D In spite of 20 Our new neighbors are quite nice _ they are sometimes talkative A despite B in spite of C though D as though 21 _ of the difficulty, they managed to climb to the top of the mountain A In spite B Despite C But D Although 22 , he could not finish the job A As hard as he work B Despite he worked hard C Though he worked hard D Although hard work 23 He went to work _ his headache A despite B although C because D because of 24 Despite the fact that _, we enjoyed our trip A the weather is bad B it is a bad weather C the bad weather D the weather was bad 25 Julie failed the exam _ of working very hard A despite B in spite C even if D though 26 Tom went to work despite _ A that he did not feel very well B of the fact not feeling well C he did not feel very well D not feeling very well 27 Though _, they are good friends A their sometimes quarrel B to have a quarrel sometimes C they sometimes have a quarrel D of having a quarrel sometimes 28 Despite _, we arrived on time A the traffic B of the traffic C there was heavy traffic D of there was heavy traffic 29 it was very cold, she did not put on her coat A In case B But C Even if D Although 30 rain or snow, there are always more than fifty thousand fans at the football games A Despite B Although C Despite of D Although 31 it was so cold, he went out without an overcoat A If B Since C Although D Because 32 We understood him _ he spoke very fast A because of B though C in spite of D despite 33 _ all my warnings, he tried to fix the computer himself A Because B Because of C Although D In spite of 34 Hans finished school _ his leg injury A because of B despite C though D because 35 I try to my homework _ the noise A because of B although C despite of D in spite of 36 _ it rained heavily, we enjoyed our holiday A Because of B Because C Despite D Though 37 having little money, they are happy A Despite B Because of C Although D Because 38 _ she was not well, she still went to work A Because B Because of C Although D In spite of 39 We are going to have a picnic the bad weather A because B despite C although D because of 40 _ his physical handicap, he has become a successful businessman A Because of B Because C Though D Despite 41 Although the sun was shining, _ A it wasn’t very hot B it was very hot C yet it was very hot D but it was very hot 42 Nowadays, the divorce rate is higher than it used to be young people are allowed to decide on their marriage A despite B but C even though D in spite of 43 his poor health, Mr Brown still works hard to support his family A Despite of B Despite C Although D Because of 44 I gave up the job the attractive salary A because B because of C although D despite 45 _ my father is old, he still goes jogging A Although B Because C So that D Despite IV Combine these sentences using: though, although, even though Lion dancing is very popular in Viet Nam My friend Anny does not enjoy it => Bob always walks to work He is living in the city => My house is near the beach I rarely go swimming => My brother is working in Ha Noi He comes home on every public holiday => Paul is an Australian, he enjoys Vietnamese New year => Most children go to see the firework show, Linh and Mai stay home watching TV => Nick used to smoke He seems to be in good health => I couldn’t sleep I was tired => Henry’s friend is a millionaire He hates spending money => 10 We couldn’t get tickets We queued for an hour => V Rewrite the sentences: Mary tried to keep calm although she was very disappointed  Despite Even though it was raining heavily, the explorers decided to continue their journey  In spite of Despite his ability to the job, he was not offered the position  Although He had worked very hard but he failed  Even though Although Tom was a poor student, he studied very well  In spite of Although he often tells lies, the headmaster believes him  In spite of Although the weather was bad, she went to school on time  Despite My mother told me to go to school although I was sick  In spite of Although there was a big storm, they decided to leave home  In spite of 10 Tom was admitted to the university although his grades were bad  Despite 11 Although she has a physical handicap, she has become a successful woman  Despite 12 In spite of his good salary, Tom gave up his job  Although 13 Though he had not finished the paper, he went to sleep  In spite of 14 In spite of the high prices, my daughter insists on going to the movies  Even though 15 In spite of her dislike for coffee, she drank it to keep herself warm  Although 16 He couldn’t earn enough money for living although he worked hard  Despite 17 Although Jane wrote for the tickets, she still had to stand in line  In spite of 18 We get a good room though we didn’t phone the hotel  Despite 19 She was admitted to the university in spite of her low grades  Although 20 Despite the terrible food, he still eats in that restaurant  Although 21 We did the test well though it was difficult  In spite of 22 The flight was not delayed though it was foggy  Despite 23 He ate all the fruits though they were green  Whatever 24 Although the salary was low, he accepted the job  Despite 25 In spite of their quarrel, they remain the best of friends  Though 26 In spite of the bad weather, they went out for dinner  Although 27 In spite of his age, he still leads an active life  Even though 28 In spite of his hard work, he failed his exam  Though 29 In spite of the heavy rain, we decided to go to see the match  Although 30 Although they lost, the home team played very well  Despite 31 Even though it was raining, I still went to school on time  In spite of 32 Although she isn’t brilliant, she studies quite well  Despite 33 She isn’t brilliant but she studies quite well  Although 34 The house isn’t nice, but I like the garden  Even though 35 It was raining, but we went out  Though 36 Everyone likes Bob even though he is talkative  Even though VI.Choose the sentence which has the closest meaning to the original one We stayed in that hotel despite the noise A Despite the hotel is noisy, we stayed there B We stayed in the noisy hotel and we liked it C Although the hotel was noisy, we stayed there D Because of the noise, we stayed in the hotel Young as he is, he has a big fortune A Although he is young, he has a big fortune B He has a big fortune because he is young C He is not only young but also has a big fortune D When he is young, he has a big fortune Despite the bad weather, people travel by air A Even though the weather is bad, people travel by air B Because the weather is bad, people travel by air C In spite of people travel by air, the weather is bad D Although the bad weather, people travel by air Although his leg was hurt, he managed to drive a car A His leg was hurt However, he managed to drive a car B his leg was hurt But he managed to drive a car C Despite his hurt leg, he managed to drive a car D In spite of the fact that his hurt leg, he managed to drive a car He was very tired but he kept on working A Despite he was very tired, he kept on working B In spite of he was very tired, he kept on working C Though his tiredness, he kept on working D Although he was very tired, he kept on working Although she was very old, she looked very grateful A Despite she was very old, she looked very grateful B Despite her old age, she looked very grateful C In spite of very old, she looked very grateful D In spite her being old, she looked very grateful However hard you work, you will never get promotion A Although you work very hard, you will never get promotion B you will get promotion because you work very hard C you don’t work hard However, you will get promotion soon D Although you work very hard, but you will never get promotion Despite feeling cold, we kept walking A Although we felt cold, but we kept walking B Although we felt cold, we kept walking C However cold we felt, but we kept walking D However we felt cold, we kept walking Although it was expected that he would stand for election, he didn’t A People expected him not to stand for election B He didn’t stand for election as people had expected C People expected that he didn’t stand for election D Contrary to what people expected, he didn’t stand for election 10 Although she tells lies, I believe her A In spite of telling lies, I believe her B In spite her telling lies, I believe her C In spite of his telling lies, I believe her D In spite of her tell lies, I believe her 11 Although he is intelligent, he doesn't well at school A Despite being intelligent, he doesn't well at school B In spite he is intelligent, he doesn't well at school C Although his intelligence, he does well at school D In spite of intelligent, he doesn't well at school 12 In spite of discussing for hours, they didn’t find a suitable solution A They discussed for hours and they found a suitable solution B They discussed for hours so they didn’t find a suitable solution C They discussed for hours but didn’t find a suitable solution D They discussed for hours after they didn’t find a suitable solution 13 Although his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded A In spite of his broken legs be broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded B In spite of his broken legs, he is able to get out of the car before exploding C Despite his legs were broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded D Despite his broken legs, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded 14 I usually drive to work, but today I go by bus A Although I can drive to work, I go by bus today B Although I can go by bus, I drive to work today C Instead of driving to work, I go by bus today D Instead of going by bus, I drive to work today 15 I tried to persuade her I didn’t succeed, however A Because of persuading her, I didn’t succeed B Although I tried to persuade her, I didn’t succeed C I didn’t succeed but I tried to persuade her D However I tried to persuade her, I didn’t succeed 16 The children laughed a lot because of the funny story A The children laughed because the story is funny B The children laughed because of the story funny C The children laughed because it was funny D The children laughed because the story was funny 17 Although he took a taxi, Bill still arrived late for the concert A Bill arrived late for the concert because he takes a taxi B Bill arrived late for the concert because of the taxi C In spite of taking a taxi, Bill arrived late for the concert D Although Bill took a taxi he can’t come to the concert on time 18 She was so busy that she couldn’t answer the phone A Because she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone B Because she was very busy, she could answer the phone C Although she was very busy, she couldn’t answer the phone D Although she was very busy, she could answer the phone 19 No matter how hard I tried I couldn't open the door A Although I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door B Although I tried very hard, I could open the door C In spite of I tried very hard, I couldn't open the door D.I couldn't open the door,even though trying very hard VII Rewrite the following sentences so that their meaning stay the same: 1.The keyboard wasn’t working well She tried to finish the letter (although) => 2.The forecast said it would rain It turned out to be a beautiful day (although) => 3.I’m not better I’ve taken the pill (even though) => The traffic was bad I arrived at the airport on time (though) => I didn’t get the job I had all necessary qualifications (though) => ... because of B despite C though D because 35 I try to my homework _ the noise A because of B although C despite of D in spite of 36 _ it rained heavily, we enjoyed our holiday A Because of. .. intelligence, he does well at school D In spite of intelligent, he doesn't well at school 12 In spite of discussing for hours, they didn’t find a suitable solution A They discussed for hours and they... get out of the car before it exploded A In spite of his broken legs be broken, he managed to get out of the car before it exploded B In spite of his broken legs, he is able to get out of the car
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