Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Complete the sentences with ALTHOUGH / IN SPITE OF / BECAUSE /BECAUSE OF.

  1. it rained a lot we enjoyed our holidays.
  2. all our careful planning, a lot of things went wrong.
  3. we had planned everything carefully, many things went wrong.
  4. I went home early I was not feeling well.
  5. I went to work the next day I was feeling unwell.
  6. She only accepted the job the salary, which was very high.
  7. She accepted the job the salary, which was rather low.
  8. I managed to get some sleep there was a lot of noise.
  9. I couldn't get to sleep the noise.
  10. He passed the exam he hadn't studied very much.
  11. I ate a lot my stomach ache.
  12. what I said yesterday, I still love you.
  13. We didn't go out it was raining.
  14. We had to stay at the airport the controllers strike.
  15. I didn't get the job I had all the necessary qualifications.