Re-write the sentences so that they have the same meaning as the original.
I opened the window due to the heat. (BECAUSE)
We didn't go swimming because the water wasn't very clean. (SO)
The government passed a new law in order to control terrorism.
Despite having some problems, she finally passed the test. (HAD)
I enjoy going to the beach. My husband does not.
As a consequence of his father's illness, he couldn't go to work. (SINCE)
Although he was an excellent student, he didn't get the grant. (HOWEVER)
They lost the match due to the bad weather. (AS)
Although she wasn't hungry, she ate a few biscuits. (OF)
She missed the bus so she had to take a taxi.
© Olga Godoy Giménez, 2003