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    adverbial clause of reason

    What is an 'adverbial clause of reason'?
    How to identify if a sentence contains this type of clause?

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    Re: adverbial clause of reason

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    What is an 'adverbial clause of reason'?
    How to identify if a sentence contains this type of clause?
    Adverbs or adverbial clauses answer a question. For example, an adverbial clause of place answers the question "where?" "Adverbial clause of reason answer the question "why?"

    John studies English because he wants a good job in America.

    Why does John study English? Because he....

    Because is a very common conjunction used to introduce adverbial clauses of reason. There are also: since, as, inasmuch as, so, in order that, etc.

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    Re: adverbial clause of reason

    Thanks so much Mike. That was very helpful.

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    Thanks so much Mike. That was very helpful.
    You're very welcome.

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