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to show contrast:
She was tired. + She worked all night.
was tired, but she worked all night.
to show a result:
She was tired. + She rested.
was tired, so she rested.
Write BUT or SO in the blanks below.
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It was sunny outside, _____ Jack put on some
It was dark outside, _____ Brad put on some
Jerry enjoys horses, _____ he's learning how
David is afraid of horses, _____ he's learning
how to ride.
Elaine loves to dance, _____ she went to the
Petra can't dance, _____ she went to the school
Elizabeth enjoys painting, _____ she decided
Bethany enjoys painting, _____ she bought more
paint and paper.
Eric wasn't very hungry, _____ he ate a sandwich.
Fred was very hungry, _____ he ate two sandwiches.
Kate loves cats, _____ she got a new cat.
Cathy likes dogs too, _____ she didn't
get a dog.
Sara's teacher asked her to give a speech, _____
she got very nervous.
Sara was very nervous, _____ she gave a wonderful
Homework isn't fun, _____ the students do it
They know homework is necessary, _____ they
do it with a smile.
Most people know it's dangerous for their health,
_____ they smoke anyway.
Some people get very nervous, _____
they smoke cigarettes.
When we are showing contrast, we use
When we are giving a result, we use ________
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