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Stating Your Opinion

 In my opinion,

 According to me,

 In my view,

 To me,

 From my point of view,

 I think

 It seems to me that

 I believe

 From my perspective

 To my way of thinking

 It appears that

 I suppose

 I realize

 I understand

 I imagine

 I feel

 

 Giving Examples

 For example,

 For instance,

 such as

 In other words,

 as

 like

 that is

 namely

 To illustrate

 To paraphrase

 

Comparing 

 Similar to

 As…as

 in common

 also

 Either…or

 In the same way,

 Neither…nor

 At the same time

 Just as

 resemble

 

 Contrasting 

 However,

 But

 On the contrary,

 On the other hand,

 Differ from

 Nevertheless

 Although

 Though

 Otherwise

 Instead

 Alternatively,

 Even though

 

Generalizing

 Generally,

 Generally speaking,

 Overall,

 On the whole,

 In general,

 By and large,

 It seems to me that

 I believe

 All in all,

 Basically,

 Essentially,

 As a rule,

 All things considered

 For the most part

 

Expressing Certainty 

 Certainly,

 Undoubtedly,

 Doubtless,

 No doubt,

 Definitely,

 Of course,

 

 Expressing Partial Agreement

 More or less,

 To some extent,

 Up to a point,

 Almost,

 In a way,

 So to speak,

 

 Showing cause 

 Due to

 Because

 Because of

 Owing to

 

 Showing effect 

 Therefore,

 As a result,

 Consequently,

 For this reason,

 Thus,

 So,

 thereby

 Eventually,

 Hence,

 The reason why

 

 Marking time 

 First,

 Last

 Second,

 Lastly,

 Third,

 Then,

 Firstly,

 First of all,

 Secondly,

 Before

 Thirdly,

 After

 During

 While

 To begin with

 At the same time

 Simultaneously

 After this / that

 Since

 Meanwhile

 Afterwards

 Following this

 When

 As soon as

 

 Adding Information

 Furthermore

 In addition

 Also

 And

 Moreover

 Similarly

 Likewise

 As well as

 Besides

 Too

 Even

 What’s more

 

 Expressing condition

 If

 Whether

 In case

 Unless

 Provided that

 So that

 

Concluding

 To summarize

 In conclusion

 Lastly,

 Finally,

 To conclude with,

 In short,

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