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I don't have a job #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 26, 2010 18:06 pm   I don't have a job
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #233 "Various Conjunctions (1)", question 7

I can help you move into your new apartment ......... I don't have a job right now.

(a) or
(b) until
(c) since
(d) nor

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #233 "Various Conjunctions (1)", answer 7

I can help you move into your new apartment since I don't have a job right now.

Correct answer: (c) since

Your answer was: incorrect
I can help you move into your new apartment or I don't have a job right now.
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I don't have a job #2 (permalink) Fri Nov 26, 2010 19:21 pm   I don't have a job
 

The speaker can help the listener to move home. He has the time to do this because he is not working.
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I don't have a job #3 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2012 21:50 pm   I don't have a job
 

Since as a CONJUNCTION:


1 (used with the present perfect, past perfect or simple present tense in the main clause) from an event in the past until a later past event, or until now

It was the first time I'd had visitors since I'd moved to London.

2 because; as
We thought that, since we were in the area, we'd stop by and see them.

We use the second meaning here!!!
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