Today we will learn about adverbs of reason.
Adverbs of reason are also called adverbs of purpose.
It explains why a situasion or an action happens.
Here are some adverbs of reason that are commonly used:
- As: to indicate something happens when other thing is taking place; by comparison the way that something happens.
E.g. “As the wind blows, you must set your sail.”
2. Since: for the reason that.
E.g. “Since I’ll be away, I’d like to reschedule the meeting.”
3. Because: to introduce the reason or explanation of something.
E.g. “I fake a smile because I don’t want you to worry about what I’m feeling.”
4. Because of: on account of.
E.g. “The match was postponed to the next day because of bad weather.”
5. Due to: caused by; as the result of.
E.g. “The failure is due to inadequacy of preparations.”
6. Hence: as a consequence.
E.g. “It is very late, hence you must go to bed.”
7. The reason for: justification for an action or event.
E.g. “The reason for over crowding is the failure of police control.”
8. Therefore: consequently; on that ground.
E.g. “The store was out of chocolate chips, therefore they would need to use another cookies.”
9. In order to: as a means to.
E.g. “We need more feedback from the costumer in order to improve our goods.”