Swimming is good for you ___ being fun.
Smoking is bad for your health. ___ it is expensive.
in order to
We turned off the lights ___ ___ ___ go to sleep.
___ raining, we played outside.
I like dogs, __(5)__ my wife prefers cats.
___ ___ it was raining outside, we went for a walk.
Toby is young. ____ he is very responsible.
He's staying indoors ____ of the bad weather.
I'm going to bed __(5)__ I'm really tired.
as well as
The zoo contains live animals __ (2,4,2)__ skeletons and fossils.
The documentary is interesting. ___ ___ it is quite educational.
We left early ___ ___ we wouldn't miss the last boat to Athens.
In spite of
___ ___ ___ the fact it was raining, the football match went ahead anyway.
I'm from England, __(7)__ by wife is from Greece.
__(8)__ it was cold, we decided to go camping anyway.
__(5,2)__ the bad weather, all flights have been cancelled.
The performance was cancelled __(2)__ the main actor was ill.
in order not to
We turned on the lights ___ ___ ___ ___ fall asleep.
despite the fact
___ ___ ___ it was raining, the parade went ahead.
____ being good value for money, the hotel is also conveniently located.