Exercise: Coordinating Conjunctions

Fill in the blanks with coordinating conjunctions: for/ and/ not/ but/ or/ yet/ so

1. They were exhausted ______ famished.
2. I haven’t seen him ______.
3. He scored well, ______ he just missed the highest grade.
4. She remains glued to her phone, ______ hours and hours.
5. To what extent, then, after all, does this matter, ______ not?
6. I am ______ sure about that ______ this is always possible.
7. The police ran after the thief, ______ he escaped.
8. He’s athletic, good-looking ______ rich.
9. She’s ______ beautiful.
10. The things a person does ______ love!
11. Thank you, you are ______ kind.
12. “Are you ready?” “Not ______ – just a minute more.”
13. Is the picture in black and white ______ colour?
14. They are ______ to arrive at a decision.
15. India is famous ______ its unity in diversity.

ANSWERS

1. They were exhausted and famished.
2. I haven’t seen him yet.
3. He scored well, but he just missed the highest grade.
4. She remains glued to her phone, for hours and hours.
5. To what extent, then, after all, does this matter, or not?
6. I am not sure about that but this is always possible.
7. The police ran after the thief, but he escaped.
8. He’s athletic, good-looking and rich.
9. She’s so beautiful.
10. The things a person does for love!
11. Thank you, you are so kind.
12. “Are you ready?” “Not yet – just a minute more.”
13. Is the picture in black and white or colour?
14. They are yet to arrive at a decision.
15. India is famous for its unity in diversity.


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