Giving Examples

for example for instance Dave is always doing dumb things. For instance, last week he put his cat in the microwave to dry it. as follows 'as follows' is used to introduce a basic list Dave is always doing dumb things, and a few examples are as follows:... that is…
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in order to…

for this reason; so as to do this('in order to' is followed by a verb) He went back to the school in order to return his books. She cut her hair in order to stop her ex-boyfriend recognising her. You will need to extend the garage in order to fit…
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Without a doubt

'certainly', '100%' That was, without a doubt, the funniest movie I have ever seen. Without a doubt she is the stupidest person I have ever met! They deserved to beat us, without a doubt. We played very poorly.
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May as well

as we cannot change the larger situation, why don't we do x? / doing x is probably our best choice You don't have to be at work for another week. You may as well take a trip somewhere while you can. I'm going to be here for a while. You…
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…Granted,…

That said / of course, this is also true (the usual pattern is +, -, then another +) City deserved to win the league. Granted, they were lucky in a couple of games, but they were the best team overall. He is the best worker in the office. Granted, there…
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In light of…

for this reason In light of how much money they are losing, the company has decided to lay off 10 of its workers. "You've all been working very hard and, in light of that, I have decided to give you Friday afternoon off."
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