_____ my parents are very busy at work, they try to spend as much time with their children as possible.
_____ the traffic was bad, we arrived on time.
______ all our careful planning, a lot of things went wrong.
_____ being wheelchair-bound and dependent on a computerized voice system for communication, Stephen Hawking refused to give up his intellectual pursuits.
_____ we had planned everything carefully, many things went wrong.
I went home early _____ I was not feeling well.
I went to work the next day ______ I was feeling unwell.
She only accepted the job _____ the salary, which was very high.
She accepted the job _____ the salary, which was rather low.
I managed to get some sleep _____ there was a lot of noise outside.
I couldn't get to sleep ____ the noise.
He passed the exam ______ he hadn't studied very much.
_____ her good qualifications, she wasn't the right person for the job.
She felt cold _____ she was wearing a winter coat.
I studied very hard for my mid-term exams _____ the cold weather and long power cuts.
_____ feeling unwell, she went to school.
_____ we don't have that much money, we won't take a holiday this year.
_____ governments have enacted laws to protect wildlife, hundreds of thousands of wild animals around the world are killed each year.
The match was canceled _____ the bad weather.
_____ being paralyzed from the waist down, Alana Nichols earned a gold medal with the U.S. wheelchair basketball team in Beijing in 2008.