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    factor or cause

    One of the many ________ leading to widespread unemployment is the growth of mechanization.
    A. reasons B. causes C. factors

    Are there differences between them?

    I think B and C are the same.

    Or this is just a fixed phrase.

    Want a native to confirm or explain.

    Thanks for your help!

    Jason

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    Re: factor or cause


    There may be causes of unemployment, reasons for it or factors leading to it.

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    Re: factor or cause

    What would you normally put after cause?

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    Re: factor or cause

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What would you normally put after cause?
    cause for concern, complaint
    cause of unemployment, accidents,

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