Although-yet : Learn correct usage with rules, examples and exercises

Q.  Although I tried (1) / my best (2) / but I could not (3) / pass the exam. (4) / No Error (5)
- Published on 06 Jan 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

ANSWER: 3
 
Conjunction 'Although...yet' is used to express two contrary qualities or actions of the subject.

'Although/though' is always followed by 'yet'.

Formula:
Although/Though +Subject +Verb/HV +Q1 +Yet +Subject +Verb/HVQ2
Althoughheisrichyetheismiser.
'Rich' and 'Miser' are two contrasting qualities of the person.

'Although' is always followed by 'yet'.

'But' cannot be used in place of 'yet'.

It is generally used to show two contrary qualities or actions of a subject (person).

The correct sentence should be: Although I tried my best yet I could not pass the exam.

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