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01. You'd better wear a helmet when you go roller-blading. [Otherwise], you could hurt yourself.
02. I'm a little busy right now, so I can't come to the party. [Otherwise] I'd come for sure.
03. You'd better work on improving your pronunciation; [otherwise], you'll fail the speaking test.
04. I felt really sick last night; [otherwise], I would have come to your party.
05. The Buddha tells us that to keep the body in good health is a duty. [Otherwise], we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
06. He got a slight bump on his head in the car accident, but was [otherwise] fine.
07. Children need something to occupy their time; [otherwise], they get bored.
08. We sometimes have to ask our neighbor's kids to turn their music down, but we get along quite well [otherwise].
09. As Gandhi once said, whenever you have truth, it must be given with love; [otherwise], the message and the messenger will be rejected.
10. Corazon Aquino once said that reconciliation should be accompanied by justice; [otherwise], it will not last.
11. You'd better apologize to your girlfriend; [otherwise], she'll probably dump you.
12. We had a couple of days of cloudy weather, but our vacation was [otherwise] perfect.
13. The argument spoiled an [otherwise] perfect evening.
14. Please call your grandmother on her birthday; [otherwise], she'll get upset.
15. I have to study hard for the exam; [otherwise], I doubt I'll pass.
16. Hurry up; [otherwise], you'll be late.
17. We'd better leave pretty soon; [otherwise], we'll miss the bus.
18. He was poor, but lived an [otherwise] happy life.
19. The rent is a little high; [otherwise], it's a very nice house.

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