Conjuctions (with solutions)

1 – He denied the accusation, despite this he was punished.

Even though _____________________________________________________________

2 – My parents aren’t going to buy the house even though the price is ridiculously low.

Although _________________________________________________________________

3 – She’s going to the Far East by plane although she is terrified of flying.

In spite of _________________________________________________________________

4 – Although the car was very expensive, it was economical to run.

Despite ____________________________________________________________________

5 – His work has improved but it still isn’t good enough.

In spite of _________________________________________________________________

6 – I agreed to follow his advice but I think it was not a good one.

Even though ________________________________________________________________

7 – Tomorrow is a public holiday, even so not all the shops will be shut.

Although ___________________________________________________________________

8 – I have lived here for two years; I don’t  know the people next door, however.

Although ____________________________________________________________________

9 – The team played very well; however they lost the match.

In spite of ___________________________________________________________________

10 – Although they were both blond, tall and slim, they didn’t resemble each other at all.

Despite _______________________________________________________________________

11 – Despite all my careful plans, a lot of things went wrong.

Although ______________________________________________________________________

12 – The heating was full on, but in spite of this the house was still cold.

Although ______________________________________________________________________

13 – The place was particularly attractive to holidaymakers although it had a rocky beach and a few amenities.

Despite _________________________________________________________________________

14 – Despite being responsible for the environmental destruction, the industrialised nations don’t take effective measures to avoid it.

Although ________________________________________________________________________

15 – The fire did extensive damage but nobody was injured.

Even though _____________________________________________________________________

16 – Though he realized the job was no good, he didn’t reject it.

In spite of _________________________________________________________________________

17 – The work was hard and the wages low. Even so he decided to take the job.

Although _________________________________________________________________________

18 – He didn’t get what he wanted but he didn’t blame his friends for it.

Although __________________________________________________________________________

19 – The audience  seemed to enjoy the concert despite the bad sound equipment.

Although __________________________________________________________________________

20 – He turned on the lights but he couldn’t read.

In spite of __________________________________________________________________________

21 – Although Richard doesn’t mind going to school, he’d like more holidays.

In spite of __________________________________________________________________________

22 – The people he worked with weren’t entirely trustworthy. Despite this, he was fond of them.

Even though ________________________________________________________________________

23 – Although he thought he had the right to dress as he liked, Jonathan didn’t object the headmaster’s opinion.

In spite of _____________________________________________________________________________

24 – Although they possessed a big wealth in raw materials, the British had to import cotton.

In spite of being _______________________________________________________________________

25 – Despite its dominance of the industry, the firm has seen its global market fall in the past ten years.

In spite of _______________________________________________________________________________

26 – Despite the radical methods of accoplishing his objectives, he should not be criticized.

Although _________________________________________________________________________________

27 – Although the country produces virtually none of its own energy, it can boast of high reserves.

In spite of _________________________________________________________________________________

28 – Despite his concern about the children’s safety, nothing was done to free them.

Although ___________________________________________________________________________________

29 – The baby sitter couldn’t stay any longer; nevertheless the children weren’t upset.

Although ___________________________________________________________________________________

RESOLUTION:

1 – Even though he denied the accusation, he was punished.

2 – Although the price is ridiculously low, my parents aren’t going to buy the house.

3 – In spite of she being terrified of flying, she is going to the Far East by plane.

4 – Despite being very expensive, the car was economical to run.

5 – In spite of having improved, his work still isn’t good enough.

6 – Even though I agreed to follow his advice, I think it was not a good one.

7 – Although tomorrow is a public holiday, not all the shops will be shut.

8 – Although I have lived here for two years, I don’t  know the people next door.

9 – In spite of playing very well, they lost the match.

10 – Despite being both blond, tall and slim, they didn’t resemble each other at all.

11 – Although I had made careful plans, a lot of things went wrong.

12 – Although the heating was full on, the house was still cold.

13 – Despite having a rocky beach and a few amenities, the place was particularly attractive to holidaymakers.

14 – Although they are responsible for the environmental destruction, the industrialised nations don’t take effective measures to avoid it.

15 – Even though the fire did extensive damage, nobody was injured.

16 – In spite of realizing the job was no good, he didn’t reject it.

17 – Although the work was hard and the wages low, he decided to take the job.

18 – Although he didn’t get what he wanted, he didn’t blame his friends for it.

19 – Although the equipment had a bad sound/the sound equipment was bad, the audience  seemed to enjoy the concert.

20 – In spite of turning on the lights, he couldn’t read.

21 – In spite of not minding going to school, Richard wouldd like more holidays.

22 – Even though the people he worked with weren’t entirely trustworthy, he was fond of them.

23 – In spite of thinking he had the right to dress as he liked, Jonathan didn’t object the headmaster’s opinion.

24 – In spite of being wealthy in raw materials, the British had to import cotton.

25 – In spite of dominating of the industry, the firm has seen its global market fall in the past ten years.

26 – Although he radical methods of accoplishing his objectives, he should not be criticized.

27 – In spite of producing virtually none of its own energy, the country can boast of high reserves.

28 – Although he was concerned about the children’s safety, nothing was done to free them.

29 – Although the baby sitter couldn’t stay any longer, the children weren’t upset.

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