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    linking words

    what are the difrences in using these linking words, I mean how do we know which one we have to use . what is the rule
    because , because of, since, as , for , due to , so , therefore , as a result , such----that, so ---- that, so as to , in order to , in order that , so that , to


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    Re: linking words

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    what are the difrences in using these linking words, I mean how do we know which one we have to use . what is the rule
    because , because of, since, as , for , due to , so , therefore , as a result , such----that, so ---- that, so as to , in order to , in order that , so that , to
    Since, because and as can express a sense of reason.

    Since/because/as you have been such a good student, you will be receiving top grades.

    You will be receiving top grades since/because/as you have been such a good student.


    There are too many explanations to list here: my advice is to google subordinating conjunctions or subordinate clauses and read until your head hurts

    I am not a teacher.

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