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Упражнения на because of, for, with, due

Упражнения на because of, for, with, due
Упражнения на because of, for, with, due
EXERCISES
Complete 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......
3.........As........
4..........as.....
5.....Because.....
6..........since........
7...seeing that....
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.
KEYS;
1
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
2
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.
3
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.

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