"Je dois être un homme, or je suis une femme."
Translation:I have to be a man, and yet I am a woman.
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this has already been discussed at length. remember, this is an exercise to help you practice the words you are learning. however, you may imagine the following meaning: I have to be a man (to be allowed to apply to this job), but/yet I am a women (so I cannot do it).
Every French pupil learns "les conjonctions de coordination": mais, ou, et, donc, or, ni, car. (combining them as : Mais où est donc Ornicar? is the trick to remember them)
Therefore "or" is a 'coordinating' word, linking one piece of sentence to another, with a meaning of opposition or contradiction.
"Mais" (but) introduces a reserve, "ou" (or) an alternative, "et" (and) an addition, "ni" (working in tandem: ni... ni... = neither... nor...) a negation, and "car" (for/because) an explanation.
OK, got it, thank you... I’ve found this: