And, but, or, because and so | Grammar worksheets for children

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Complete the following sentences using and, or, but, because or so.

1. You can take the blue shirt ------------------ the green shirt.

2. She is clever ------------------ beautiful.

3. He was poor ------------------ he was happy.

4. I worked hard ------------------ I wanted to pass the test.

5. I did not want to miss the train ------------------ I started early in the morning.

6. He was my friend ------------------ I decided to help him.

7. She bought some fruits ------------------ vegetables.

8. My sister is tall ------------------ I am short.

9. She is hard-working ------------------ her brother is very lazy.

10. The dress was beautiful ------------------ it was expensive.

11. I didn’t buy the dress ------------------ it was expensive.

12. I passed the test ------------------ I worked hard.

13. Karthik can play the violin ------------------ he can’t play the piano.

14. She can have an apple ------------------ a mango. She can’t have them both.

15. We can go by bus ------------------ by train.

Answers

1. You can take the blue shirt or the green shirt.

2. She is clever and beautiful.

3. He was poor but he was happy.

4. I worked hard because I wanted to pass the test.

5. I did not want to miss the train so I started early in the morning.

6. He was my friend so I decided to help him.

7. She bought some fruits and vegetables.

8. My sister is tall but I am short.

9. She is hard-working but her brother is very lazy.

10. The dress was beautiful but it was expensive.

11. I didn’t buy the dress because it was expensive.

12. I passed the test because I worked hard.

13. Karthik can play the violin but he can’t play the piano.

14. She can have an apple or a mango. She can’t have them both.

15. We can go by bus or by train.

Notes

Use and to connect similar ideas.

Use but to connect contrasting ideas.

Use because to show the reason.

Use so to show the effect.

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