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he was being hurtful #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 01, 2011 16:01 pm   he was being hurtful
 

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ESL/EFL Test #233 "Various Conjunctions (1)", question 5

He didn't realize that he was being hurtful, ......... he would have stopped teasing you.

(a) or
(b) while
(c) if
(d) until

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #233 "Various Conjunctions (1)", answer 5

He didn't realize that he was being hurtful, or he would have stopped teasing you.

Correct answer: (a) or

Your answer was: incorrect
He didn't realize that he was being hurtful, until he would have stopped teasing you.
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Please explain me the usage of "Or" here.

Here, can i use "until" for the meaning of "although"?
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he was being hurtful #2 (permalink) Wed Feb 02, 2011 0:37 am   he was being hurtful
 

or = otherwise here.
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he was being hurtful #3 (permalink) Fri Sep 09, 2011 0:07 am   he was being hurtful
 

He did n't realize that he was being hurtful, or he would have stopped teasing you.
What is the meaning of the sentence?
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he was being hurtful #4 (permalink) Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:19 am   he was being hurtful
 

He did not know that he was upsetting you by what he was saying as a joke. If he had known, then he would have stopped.

didn't is one word.
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he was being hurtful #5 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2012 21:58 pm   he was being hurtful
 

Or as a CONJUNCTION


1 used to introduce another possibility
Is your sister older or younger than you?

2 used in negative sentences when mentioning two or more things
He can't read or write.

3 (also or else) used to warn or advise somebody that something bad could happen; otherwise
Turn the heat down or it'll burn.

4
used between two numbers to show approximately how many
There were six or seven of us there.

5 used to introduce a word or phrase that explains or means the same as another
It weighs a kilo, or just over two pounds.

6 used to say why something must be true
He must like her, or he wouldn't keep calling her.

7 used to introduce a contrasting idea
He was lying—or was he?

I think orused here to introduce a contrasting idea.

As Bez told us it means here otherwise. Am I right?
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