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chapter 16: conjunctions

  16.8.1 exercise 1: concessive and causal conjunctions
  In the table below you have pairs of sentences. The sentence is a consecutive clause and the second a causale clause. The meaning is the same because a consecutive clause can always be transformed in a causale clause.

He didn' t study, so he didn' t pass the exam.
  Because he didn' t study, he didn' t pass the exam.

Choose the right conjunction in the concessive clause and in the corresponding causal clause.

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  Non ho installato programmi di scambio file, tipo eMule o WinMX,
non ho potuto collaudarli.
 
  I don' t have any filesharing programm installed, so I couldn' t test it.
  non ho installato programmi die scambio file,
tipo eMule o WinMX, non ho potuto collaudarli.
 
  Because I didn' t have any filesharing programm installed, I couldn' t test it.
  Il tempo a disposizione era poco mi sono posto l'obiettivo
di visitare soltanto i musei più importanti.
 
  There was only few time, so I set myself the goal to visit only the most important museum.
  il tempo a disposizione era poco,
mi sono posto l' obiettivo di visitare soltanto im musei più importanti.
 
  Because there was only few time, I set myself the goal to visit only the most important museum.
  Lo ho già detto mille volte,
non posso che ripetermi.
 
  I have already repeated it thousand of times so I can do nothing but repeat myself.
  lo ho già detto mille volte,
non posso che ripetermi.
 
  Because I have already said it thousand of times I can do nothing but repeat myself.
 


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