John thought he had a good chance to get the job, _______________ his father was the manager’s friend.
Correct Answer: EASY
Knowledge: Linking words
A. since + S + V: because (no comma in front)
B. though + S+ V: although
C. as + S + V: because (no comma in front)
D. for + S +V (with comma in front)
Translated: John thinks he has a good chance of getting the job, because his father is a friend of the manager.