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Diagnostic English #6: Intermediate/ Upper-intermediate (adjectives, adverbs, noun clauses) Pt.4

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151

His father, _______, said he didn’t like to work.

152

Mr. Benson, _______, drove a big car.

153

Crops can now be grown in deserts _______.

154

The boys _______ are having special lessons.

155

It was they _______.

156

They refused to be reasonable about the delay, _______.

157

George ordered an enormous steak, _______.

158

The students in the early class, _______, did very well on yesterday’s maths test.

159

He forgot to get the tickets, _______.

160

It is nuclear war, which could exterminate mankind, _______.

161

The book was ______ boring ______ I only could read two chapters.

162

It was ______ a boring book ______ I only could read two chapters.

163

_______ you talk to him, _______ you like him.

164

_______ I didn’t know anybody at the reception, I had a good time.

165

_____ I’ve finished “A Tale of Two Cities, I’ll read “Oliver Twist”.

166

No sooner had I opened the door _______ the telephone rang.

167

_______ you’re happy about it, I have no objection.

168

He didn’t have any money, _______ he couldn’t buy a ticket.

169

He had enough money to buy a ticket, _____, he decided not to go.

170

He wanted to go with us; _______ he packed his suitcase.

171

It is late; _______, it is raining cats and dogs.

172

I didn’t have enough time; _______, I couldn’t go.

173

She’s been working for eight hours; _______, she is tired.

174

I’ll finish this. Then I’ll join you. When I _______ this, I’ll join you.

175

She dressed the child in a heavy overcoat, _______ he should catch cold.

176

I’ve written it down for her, _______ she forgets it.

177

I will go home for vacation as soon as I _______ my exams.

178

When she arrived, I was pretty fed up, because I _______ since eight o’clock.

179

We left early _______ avoid the traffic.

180

They tiptoed up the stairs _______ wake the children.

181

We won’t go unless the weather _______ fine.

182

I was on vacation; _______, I didn’t get your letter.

183

Dr. King gives interesting lectures; _______, he is very popular with his students.

184

Robert didn’t study for the test; _______ he did very veil.

185

James wants to buy a new car, _____ he doesn’t have enough money.

186

He found everything rather strange, as he _______ abroad before.

187

_______ coal reserves are abundant, taking advantage of them requires an active program of development.

188

_______ the price of petrol is so high, I can’t afford to run a car any more.

189

_______ the bans remained in force, Turkey could not claim to be fully democratic.

190

Doctors often use X-rays _____ they can pass through skin and flesh.

191

Within another hundred years we will have to find alternative sources of energy, _______ the world’s reserves of oil will not last that long.

192

An airline pilot and a racing driver are similar _______ they must possess good judgment and the ability to react quickly in a crisis.

193

They built a high fence around the building _______ no one could get out.

194

The old woman had to stand all the way _______ no one let her sit down on the bus.

195

He stole the money _______ I warned him not to.

196

We were _______ late _______ we missed the plane to Istanbul.

197

I had to work until midnight _______ I was very tired.

198

_______ I took an aspirin, I still have a headache.

199

A: You studied hard. Did you pass the test?

B: No, _______ I studied hard, I didn’t pass the test.

200

It was cold; _______ we went on a picnic.

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