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Transitional Expressions


in addition, in addition to, additionally, another, besides, moreover, further, furthermore, equally important, much more interesting, of even greater appeal, more specifically, accordingly, in fact, likewise, next , too, then and, both… and, not only….but (also), first, second, in the third place (do not use firstly, secondly , thirdly)


similarly, likewise, in like manner, by comparison, compared to, vis-à-vis,  just as surely, in the same way, not only, but (also) both.., and either.. or


but, however, yet, still, nevertheless, on the one hand.. on the other hand, for all of that, on the contrary, notwithstanding, in contrast to, rather, neither … nor, although, though, in spite of, whereas


in fact, indeed, in truth, in any event, certainly, definitely, emphatically, unquestionably, undoubtedly, with a doubt, undeniably, without reservation, naturally, obviously, not only… but (also), both … and


for example, for instance, in this case, in another case, on this occasion, in this situation, as proof, as evidence, take the case of…., proof of this, evidence of this, thus


yet, still, however, nonetheless, in spite of, despite, once in a while, sometimes, nonetheless, though, although


near, beyond, opposite to, adjacent to, at the same place, here, there, from, over, in the middle, around, in front of, in the distance, farther, here and there, above, below, at the right, between, in the foreground, on the side, beside


to this end, with this object, for this purpose, in order that, in this way, since, so that, on that account, in case, with a view to, for the same reason


in other words, that is to say, as said, again, once again


accordingly, thus, consequently, hence, therefore, thereupon, inevitably, under these conditions, as a result, as a consequence, because, because of, so that, not only … but (also), so … as


first, second, third, next, then, at the outset, following this, at this time, now, at this point, after, afterward, after this, subsequently, lastly, finally, consequently,  before this, previously, preceding this, simultaneously, concurrently


in brief, on the whole, in sum, to sum up, to conclude, hence, for this reason, in short, in summary, in conclusion


at once, immediately, at length, in the meantime, meanwhile, at the same time, in the end, in the interim, then, soon, not long after, at length, at last, finally, some time ago, later, afterwards, presently, from this time on, from time to time, after, before, until, at present, all of a sudden, instantly, at this instant, suddenly, now, without delay, in the first place, forthwith, quickly, at this point, a few minutes later, formerly, yesterday, later in the day, since then, when, whenever, next as, once, since occasionally, henceforth, meanwhile, thereupon, sometimes, in a moment, shortly, whereupon, previously