Join these sentences with the coordinating conjunction and or but.

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1. It happened two _____ a half years ago, _____ I still remember everything very clearly.

1. It happened two and a half years ago, but I still remember everything very clearly.

2. Rocky called _____ told me what happened, _____ I just didn't believe him.

2. Rocky called and told me what happened, but I just didn't believe him.

3. _____ you said you wanted a pen _____ a piece of paper.

3. But you said you wanted a pen and a piece of paper.

4. You want me to go _____ I am very busy _____ if I'm not busy I may still decide not to go.

4. You want me to go but I am very busy, and if I'm not busy I may still decide not to go.

5. I knocked on the door _____ there was no answer _____ I had to go away.

5. I knocked on the door but there was no answer and I had to go away.

6. She took out some money _____ paid his brother, _____ he wouldn't accept it.

6. She took out some money and paid his brother, but he wouldn't accept it.

7. He has many girl friends _____ does not have a special one, _____ he thinks he will have one when he's older.

7. He has many girl friends but does not have a special one, and he thinks he will have one when he's older.

8. She looked into the mirror _____ smiled to herself, _____ no one in the family knew why she often did that.

8. She looked into the mirror and smiled to herself, but no one in the family knew why she often did that.

9. He speaks three languages _____ English too, ____ he does not speak English fluently.

9. He speaks three languages and English too, but he does not speak English fluently.

10. He's the only son _____ he wants to join the army _____ his parents did not agree to it.

10. He's the only son and he wants to join the army, but his parents did not agree to it.

11. Mr Ito does not speak English _____ he speaks Mandarin _____ German very well.

11. Mr Ito does not speak English but he speaks Mandarin and German very well.

12. They thought it was an antique vase _____ paid a lot for it, _____ it turned to be a fake.

12. They thought it was an antique vase and paid a lot for it, but it turned to be a fake.

13. The children are tired _____ happy _____ hungry after their trip to the zoo.

13. The children are tired but happy and hungry after their trip to the zoo.

14. Sarah _____ her sister wished to attend the dance party _____ they did not have their own partners.

14. Sarah and her sister wished to attend the dance party but they did not have their own partners.

15. James likes the foods this restaurant serves _____ not the prices _____ because of that, he seldom eats here.

15. James likes the foods this restaurant serves but not the prices and because of that, he seldom eats here.

16. Someone shouted 'fire!' _____ everyone screamed _____ rushed for the doors, _____ there was no fire.

16. Someone shouted 'fire!' and everyone screamed and rushed for the doors, but there was no fire.

17. I have reminded her time _____ time again to bring her membership card _____ she keeps forgetting.

17. I have reminded her time and time again to bring her membership card but she keeps forgetting.

18. I bought this old _____ second-hand _____ rather rare book, _____ I know it will worth a lot in the future.

18. I bought this old and second-hand but rather rare book, and I know it will worth a lot in the future.

19. Someone jumped into his car _____ drove it away, _____ it's his own stupid fault to have left the key in the car.

19. Someone jumped into his car and drove it away, but it's his own stupid fault to have left the key in the car.

20. The mother doesn't look overweight _____ neither does her daughter, ____ her son is a few kilos overweight.

20. The mother doesn't look overweight and neither does her daughter, but her son is a few kilos overweight.