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    She was rich


    Please check my synthesis.

    She was rich. She built a fine house.
    a) She was rich and built a fine house.
    b) She was rich, therefore she built a fine house.

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    Re: She was rich

    I am not a teacher.

    If she was rich and she built a fine house then, by definition, a) is OK.

    b) is another kettle of fish. Was the building of a fine house the inevitable outcome of being rich, or do you mean that the house she built was fine because she was rich?

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    Re: She was rich

    "Therefore" doesn't work there. The house was not an inevitable consequence of her wealth.

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