Grammar Exercise: Expressions of Contrast Matching


Match the first half of the sentences with the second half on the right to make expressions using contrast.

For each question, write in the space ONLY the correct number to match with the question number on the left. Example: if you think the first question on the right goes with number 7 on the left, write "7" in the first space.

1. Despite the owner's reservations
2. The cold weather broke overnight.
3. Expensive though they were
4. Although it may seem an easy road to drive
5. We got there in extra quick time
6. The children were happy when they saw the snow.
7. Despite the fact the weatherman said it wouldn't
8. Yesterday was snowy
but sunny.
Nevertheless, driving was still dangerous the next morning.
However, they weren't allowed out in it.
Mark was allowed to borrow the new car.
we bought four new snow tyres.
it snowed all day and made driving very risky.
the blind bends make it hard.
in spite of the snowy weather.

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