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Join these sentences with the coordinating conjunction and or but.

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1. My aunt has a son. My aunty has two daughters.

1. My aunt has a son and two daughters.

2. The naughty boy took a stone. He threw it at a bird.

2. The naughty boy took a stone and threw it at a bird.

3. The fisherman is poor. The fisherman is honest.

3. The fisherman is poor but honest.

4. We hailed a taxi. The driver did not see us.

4. We hailed a taxi but the driver did not see us.

5. Eagles are birds. Hawks are birds.

5. Eagles and hawks are birds.

6. He ran very fast in the race. He slipped and fell.

6. He ran very fast in the race but slipped and fell.

7. I went to the grocery store. The grocery store was closed.

7. I went to the grocery store but it was closed.

8. He opened his wallet. He took out some money.

8. He opened his wallet and took out some money.

9. He went to the plum tree. He plucked a few plums.

9. He went to the plum tree and plucked a few plums.

10. The street musician played his music loud. Nobody listened to him.

10. The street musician played his music loud but nobody listened to him.

11. He owns a motor-cycle. He does not own a car.

11. He owns a motor-cycle but does not own a car.

12. She turned off the television. She went to bed.

12. She turned off the television and went to bed.

13. The farmer walked to the gate. He closed it.

13. The farmer walked to the gate and closed it.

14. Will you have an orange? Will you have an apple?

14. Will you have an orange and an apple?

15. My family went to the cinema. I stayed at home.

15. My family went to the cinema but I stayed at home.

16. The actor was tall. The actor was handsome.

16. The actor was tall and handsome.

17. He always sleeps early. He gets up late.

17. He always sleeps early but gets up late.

18. I met Debby yesterday. I met her cousin yesterday.

18. I met Debby and her cousin yesterday.

19. Mrs. Collins is old. Her husband is young.

19. Mrs. Collins is old but her husband is young.

20. He ran to the telephone booth. He called the police.

20. He ran to the telephone booth and called the police.

21. I called her. She could not recognize me.

21. I called her but she could not recognize me.

22. Tony changed his clothes. He went out again.

22. Tony changed his clothes and went out again.

23. The child fell. She hurt her head.

23. The child fell and hurt her head.

24. Peter is rude. He is also lazy.

24. Peter is rude and (is) also lazy.

25. They have the tool. None of them knows how to use it.

25. They have the tool but none of them knows how to use it.

26. Lina would like to study abroad. She cannot afford it.

26. Lina would like to study abroad but she cannot afford it.

27. The audience stood up. They clapped their hands.

27. The audience stood up and clapped their hands.

28. We thought she was asleep. She was only pretending.

28. We thought she was asleep but she was only pretending.

29. The boys were angry. They were also disappointed.

29. The boys were angry and also disappointed.

30. You should buy that blue suit. Also the coat. Does the coat fit you well?

30. You should buy that blue suit and also the coat, but does the coat fit you well?