Linking Clauses.docx - Concession Clauses Adj\/Adv as\/though subject verb(emphatic sentences Difficult though it was they finally reached a compromise

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Concession Clauses Adj/Adv + as/though + subject + verb (emphatic sentences) Difficult though it was, they finally reached a compromise. Hard as they tried, the two sides couldn't agree. Much as (= although) with verbs of strong feelings ((dis)like, love, enjoy, adore, hate, detest, despise, loathe, etc.) + try Much as I dislike this, we are to give in. Much as he tried, he couldn't put up with the pain. * Try as he might , he couldn't put up with that. '-ever ' group (no matter how, what, who, when, which, etc.) Whenever you come, I will be home. Whichever day you come, I will be home. However hard he (might have) tried, he couldn't put up with the pain. However many times Reason Clauses seeing that (meaning 'since') Seeing that we are agreed, we might as well go ahead. Seeng that you have nothing to do, give me a hand. In that / insofar as / inasmuch as He is rather untrustworthy, in that he forgets he ows you money.
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Since / as Since you don't like pizza, let's buy fish and chips. Since / Ever since Ever since she read an article on dishonest hotel owners, Fontini has
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Unformatted text preview: found things to complain about. Once / Now that/ After (one thing following another) On / The moment / No sooner… than (one thing following another quickly) Until , by the time , at which point , by which timeOnce she had had her bath, she was feeling much better On phoningreception yet again, she was told that the repairman was on duty. She had no sooner swithced on the TV than there was a knock on the dooHe wrote and phoned for 3 months, at which point she lost patience. She finally contacted a solicitor, by which time the hotel had closed down Time Clauses ing clauses (after (ever) since, after, before, while, when, whilst ) Since reading this article, Colin has refused to eat red meat After waitingfor ages for a table, we decided to try another restaurant ing clauses are used to express a combination of time and reason Having passed my driving test, I thought I could hire a car...
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