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"but" vs. "nor"
Contrastive connectors

Purpose: The following exercise gives you practice in distinguishing between the conjunctions "but" and "nor".

Pre-exercise Reading: Read and become familiar with the different meanings and uses of "but" and "nor" before attempting this exercise.

Instructions: In this exercise, you will be presented with two sentences. Your task is to combine these to form a single sentence using either "but" or "nor", as well as any other necessary changes. Finally, press the "CHECK" button to receive feedback on your choice.

Feedback: Please note that you can also click on the icon in the left-hand corner at any time during the exercise to send an automated email message with comments, questions or problems to your teacher.

Estimated time: 15 minutes.

Press the button below to start the exercise.