English Exercises > conjunctions exercises > BOTH...AND / EITHER...OR / NEITHER...NOR / NOT ONLY...BUT ALSO
PAIRED CONJUNCTIONS - all about friendship
BOTH...AND / EITHER...OR / NEITHER...NOR / NOT ONLY...BUT ALSO
A.
Rewrite the sentencesusing the paired conjunctions given in brackets.
Make any necessary changes. DO NOT USE ANY PUNCTUATION MARKS!
Example:
Tom doesn't lie to his friends. Paul doesn't either. (neither...nor)
Neither Tom nor Paul lie to their friends.
1. Fred likes helping his friends. So does Linda.
(both...and)
2. Harry used to date Ann. Or was it Helen?
(either...or)
3. We should learn to accept our weaknesses and our strengths.
(not only...but also)
4. He never listens to oradvises his friends when they have a problem.
(neither...nor)
5. I've betrayedyour trust. I've betrayedyour love for me.
(not only...but also)
6. He felt disappointed. He felt misunderstood.
(both...and)
7. Brian isn'tvery considerate. Neither is Tom.
(neither...nor)
8. A true friend is someone who is caring and loving.
(both...and)
9. Rachel should apologise or leave.
(either...or)
10. Richard and John didn't keep her secret.
(neither...nor)
B.
Now choose themost meaningfuloption.
1.Whowrote you this love letter? - I'm not sure. I think it was ___Michael___ Paul.
2. ___ Linda ___ Helen called to say sorry. I'm very sad and frustrated.
3. ___ Ryan ___ Susie have disappointed me. They didn't come to my birthday party.
4. Paul has been neglecting us. He ___ calls ___ hangs out with us anymore.
5. Hehurt___ herfeelings ___ her dignity. This is unforgivable.
6. ___ loyalty ___ honesty are essential in a friendship.
7. You should ___ disrespect ___ deceive your friends.
8. I will take you ___ to the cinema ___ to the theatre. That's a promise.

 

       

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