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|type of linker||examples||broad meaning||example|
|cause and effect||because, so, accordingly, thus, consequently, hence, therefore, as||introduces a reason and shows result||We had to eat it because, it was all we had.
|comparison||similarly, likewise, whereas, but, on the other hand, except, by comparison, when compared to, equally, in the same way||identifies similarities between two ideas||similarly, .
|contrast||but, however, yet, still, even though, nevertheless, on the other hand, otherwise, after all, for all of that, on the contrary, notwithstanding, in contrast, unlike, whereas, instead of, alternatively, although||identifies differences between two ideas||Raj did not perform well in the exam; nevertheless, he got a distinction in English.|
|time||at once, immediately, meanwhile, at length, in the meantime, at the same time, in the end, when, then, as, before that, after that||indicates time and frequency of events||The bell rang and the students left immediately.|
|addition||and, also, even, again, moreover, further, furthermore, similarly, in addition, as well as||adds ideas in support of the main idea||It is very hot today; moreover, there is a power outage.|
|example||for example, such as, for instance, in this case, in another case, on this occasion, in this situation, in this manner, to illustrate||introduces illustrations in support of the main idea||I think he is very rich; for example, he gave a hundred rupee note to a beggar.|
|sequence||first, second, third, next, then, following, now, at this point, after, after this, subsequently, eventually, finally, previously||shows the importance of the ideas by listing according to the priority|
|summary||in brief, on the whole, in sum, to sum up, thus||draws conclusion by summarizing the ideas||It is a love story, the actors performed well, the direction is excellent, the settings are beautiful; in brief, it is a good film.|