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How to express Reason, Result & Purpose

RESULT (effect) > REASON (cause) The following are used before reason/cause phrase/clause. Coordinate Conjunction: [‘for’ joins independent clauses] Subordinate conjunction: [as/ because/ since/in that/inasmuch as/given that] Verbs: [results from/ stems from/ arises from/ ascribes to/ attributes ‘X’ to] Preposition: [due to/because of/owing to/given] Adjective complement: ‘in that’ clause after adjectives like unique, unusual, important, similar, different, fortunate Coordinate Conjunction I must reach home early, for today is my daughter’s birthday.

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