Cause and effect

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Cause and effect

  1. 1. Cause and effect Verbs and verb phrases The following verbs all introduce effect (= consequences or results): lie behind Do you know what lies behind their decision?
  2. 2. Cause and effect bring about He brought about his company's collapse by his reckless spending. generate Tourism generated many new jobs.
  3. 3. Cause and effect give rise to International support has given rise to a new optimism in the company. lead to Summer clubs for school students in the UK have led to a decrease in the crime rate.
  4. 4. Cause and effect produce Every cause produces more than one effect. result in A poor diet will result in health problems.
  5. 5. Cause and effect The following verbs all introduce cause: arise from Many accidents arise from carelessness. be based on The relationship between husband and wife should be based on love.
  6. 6. Cause and effect The following verbs all introduce cause: come from I feel awful." "That comes from eating too much." stem from Her attitude stems from her background.
  7. 7. Cause and effect Conjunctions and adverbs The following conjunctions and adverbs show relationships between cause and effect: because since for The boat was off balance because it was overload.
  8. 8. Cause and effect Conjunctions and adverbs The following conjunctions and adverbs show relationships between cause and effect: consequently It rained heavily, and consequently the baseball game was called off.
  9. 9. Cause and effect Conjunctions and adverbs The following conjunctions and adverbs show relationships between cause and effect: so He is ambitious, so he doesn’t mind staying late at work most evenings.
  10. 10. Cause and effect Conjunctions and adverbs The following conjunctions and adverbs show relationships between cause and effect: Therefore We were unable to get funding and therefore we had to abandon the project.
  11. 11. Cause and effect Prepositions The following prepositions all introduce cause: because of Sudsuay got the job because of her pleasant manner.
  12. 12. Cause and effect Prepositions The following prepositions all introduce cause: due to This failure is due to your mistake.
  13. 13. Cause and effect Prepositions The following prepositions all introduce cause: for I couldn’t sleep for worrying.
  14. 14. Cause and effect Prepositions The following prepositions all introduce cause: owing to Owing to the storms, all trains have been cancelled.
  15. 15. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: aim The aim of the programme was to give students work experience.
  16. 16. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: basis What is the basis for the argument?
  17. 17. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: consequence Your cough is the consequence of smoking.
  18. 18. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: explanation Scientists have come up with many explanations for why the sky is blue.
  19. 19. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: motive Nobody seemed to have a motive for the murder.
  20. 20. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: outcome The candidate was disappointed at the outcome of the election.
  21. 21. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: purpose The purpose of a conclusion is to sum up the main points of the essay.
  22. 22. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: reason His laziness is the reason why he is not as successful as he could be.
  23. 23. Cause and effect The following nouns refer to cause and effect: result The results will be back in a week.

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