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    Which one is more common in everyday English?
    - This is the reason the boss called him
    - This is the reason why the boss called him

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    Default Re: reasons

    Both are about equal in usage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    Which one is more common in everyday English?
    - This is the reason the boss called him
    - This is the reason why the boss called him
    I don't know which one is more common, but "why" is unnecessary.
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