Cause and effect: Thus


Here is some more information on this linking word. Note the use of punctuation.

Linking word: Thus

Meaning: To talk about the effect of something; what happened because of another action

Common use 1: Connects within a sentence

Grammar: Complete clause + comma + linking word + complete clause

Example: The quality of state education is declining, thus many parents are sending their children to private school.

Common error: The quality of state education is declining thus, many parents are sending their children to private school.

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