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Упражнения на because of, for, with, dueEXERCISESComplete the sentence frames with an item from (i) and an item from (ii) in an appropriate order, as in 1. (A)
|I ||II |
|1 she couldn't decide which to choose |
2 she walked carefully
3 he is now 17 years old
4 I had no idea how it worked
5 they were going to have a party
6 they had to buy the machine abroad
7 they had never met before
|a he can learn to drive |
b 'Hello, again,' was an odd thing to say
c the prices at home were sky high
d the streets were covered in ice
e all- the cakes- looked- good
f they had been married for ten years
g I had to ask for help
1.....(+e ) Since all the cakes looked good she couldn't decide which to choose.
2...She walked carefully... because......
2 Complete these sentences using due to or owing to + one of these phrases, if both due to and owing to are possible, write them both, (C) an ankle injury a mechanical failure natural- causes the dry weather the postal strike
1 Her death was due to natural causes.
2 The crash was most likely...
3 We didn't receive your letter...
4 The high price of vegetables is...
5 He was unable to compete in the match...
Now complete these sentences using because or because of + one of these phrases. (C)
the strong wind my computer isn't working flooding on the road I have other commitments her illness
6 I can't meet you tomorrow...
7 The boat couldn't put to sea...
8 She couldn't complete the work...
9 We couldn't get to his house...
10 I can't print out the letter...
3 Rewrite the sentences using for or with instead о/Ъесаиse (of). (D)
1 Because the meeting's at 2.00,I won't be able to see you. With the meeting (being) at 2..00, I won’t have time to see you.
2 She couldn't hear John talking because of all the noise.
3 Because prices were falling, they couldn't sell their house.
4 When we got to the top of the hill we couldn't see anything because of the mist.
5 Because of the snow, I might not be able to get to the airport.
6 I've been left to do all the work, because Ron and Bill are on holiday.
2 + d She walked carefully because the streets were covered in ice
3 + a As he is new 17 years old he can learn to drive
4 + g I had to ask for help as I had no idea how it worked.
5 + f Because they had been married for ten years, they were going to have a party.
6 + c They had to buy the machine abroad since the prices at home were sky high.
7 + b 'Hello, again,' was an odd thing to say, seeing that they had never met before
1 (We can't use 'owing to' here after 'was')
2 due to a mechanical failure
3 due to / owing to the postal strike.
4 due to the dry weather.
5 due to / owing to an ankle injury
6 because I have other commitments,
7 because of the strong wind.
8 because of her illness.
9 because of flooding on the road.
10 because my computer isn't working.
2 She couldn't hear John talking for all the noise, ('with all the noise' (= because there was a lot of noise) is also possible)
3 With prices falling, ...
4 ...we couldn't see anything for the mist, ('with the mist' (= because there was mist) is also possible)
5 With the snow,...
6 I've been left to do all the work, with Ron and Bill (bang) on holiday.