In each of the following sentences, identify the word in parentheses that will connect the ideas most effectively. two or three times they looked in my direction. (but, and, for) i lay so still that they couldn’t see me. when you’re first learning to type, the task seems hopeless. (for example, in fact, but) you’re often tempted to give up. i soon rose to a position of importance in the firm, for i was energetic, popular, and conscientious. (besides, therefore, for example), my father-in-law owned the place. when i was twelve years old, my uncle offered to give me cello lessons. i wasn’t interested in music at that time, (besides, though, therefore).
2. In Fact
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1. But 2. In Fact 3. Besides 4. Though
These words are phrasal connectives.
Connectives are words that unite sentences in a phrasal period. You could not understand it yet, could you? The connectives are those words that give meaning in a long phrase, in which we want to unite and / or repel different ideas.
The connectives are what help us to give cohesion and meaning to our sentences. When we wrongly choose the connectives we use, we can end up with the whole meaning of the sentence we wanted to communicate.
The answer would be (But). Here is the sentence with the connecting word:
Two or three times they looked in my direction. But, I lay so still that they couldn't see me.
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