English Vocabulary Exercises - Transitions - Exercise 2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Eating well is important for good health. _______________, it helps to make you more attractive.
2. The apartment is very pretty and, _______________, the rent is quite low.
3. Research has shown that bright yellow and bright blue are the most visible, and _______________ safest, colours for cars.
4. Our production costs have increased, _______________ our prices have gone up as well.
5. You'd better work on improving your pronunciation; _______________, you'll fail the speaking test.
6. She has decided to stay with her husband _______________ the fact he cheated on her with her best friend.
7. I'm not really interested in history, but the lecture was quite interesting _______________.
8. _______________ most substances shrink when they are cooled, water actually expands.
9. ____________ each individual is unique, members of the same species share certain obvious common features.
10. No, I don't want to go to dinner with you. ____________, I'd like you to stop asking me out, because I'm really not interested.
11. There is no wind on the moon, so ____________ someone disturbs them, an astronaut's footprints will last forever!
12. A snake has no ears; ____________, its tongue is extremely sensitive to sound vibrations.
13. I tried to phone you, but I dialed the wrong area code, and got someone living in Louisiana ____________.
14. He was weakened by the disease, and ____________ vulnerable to infection.