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Conjunctions — but, and, or - Exercise

Update: 2022-11-05 | Post: 2022-10-28

but, and, or
Fill in the blank with but, and, or
1
I can swin  and  ride a bicycle.
2
I can swim  and  ice-skate.
3
Sports Day  and  English Week are in May.
4
I have no sisters  or  brothers.
5
I like hamsters  but  I don’t like birds.
6
Jack plays with Emma  and  Ivan every day.
7
I can play football  but  I can't play basketball.
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I like rabbits  and  hamsters.

Lesson: but, and, or

A conjunction is a word used to connect other words, phrases and clauses together.

but

* to link different or opposite ideas

But: however, despite this. “But” is used to connect two opposite ideas.

But is used to show a contradiction, an exception, or an objection.

I like cats

😍

but

I don't like dogs

🙁


and

* to link similar ideas

And: also, in addition to. “And” is used when the statements are similar.

And is used to join two or more words, phrases, or related sentences together.

I like cats

😍

and

dogs

😍


or

* to link negative ideas

Or is used to express choices.

I don't like cats

🙁

or

dogs

🙁



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