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Adverb Clause Words

Transitions

Conjunctions

Prepositions

Cause and Effect

because                            now that
since                                so (that)

therefore
consequently
thus
as a result

so
for

because of
due to

Contrast

even though                        whereas
although                            while
though

however
nevertheless
nonetheless
on the other hand
on the contrary

but (…anyway)
yet(…still)

despite
in spite of

Condition

if                                       whether or not
unless                               in case
only if                               in the event that                                  even if

otherwise

or (else)
nor (negative)

 

Addition

 

plus
also
moreover
next
furthermore
in addition besides
further
next

and

 

Time

after                                      since
as                                          till
before                                   until
as soon as                            when
by the time                           whenever
once                                     while
by the time                          as/so long as
every time(that)
the first/next/last time (that)

 

 

 

Manner

as                                       just as
as if                                   as though
like

 

 

 

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