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Connectors play a role. 【ボツ原稿】 基本的な接続詞の用法 

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1) 時 – when, as soon as, until, once, before, after, while, by the time, whenever

Kenji always blames people around him whenever anything goes wrong.

2) 条件 – if, unless, as far as, as long as, in case

If Ian had worked at a big company, he would have never had a chance to be a manager.(もし、イアンが大会社で働いていたならば、管理職になる機会はなかっただろう)

3) 原因・理由 – because, since

Since Larry has cheated on other girls, he will do the same to you.

4) 結果・程度 – so… that, such… that

Their building is so large that they have all their office furniture there.

5) 目的 – so that, in order that

Rachel wanted to make herself look professional so that she could impress her boss.

6) 譲歩・対比 – although, even if, (even) though, whoever, however, wherever, whatever, while, whereas, whether

Natalie said that she e-mailed me, whereas I have not received any email from her.

7) 比較 – than, as

This year’s presentations are less impressive than last year’s.

8) 様態-like, as if, as though

Joanna changed the title as her colleague suggested.(ジョアンナは題名を同僚が提案した通りに変えた)


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