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As long as
providing You can take my car as long as/provided (that)/providing
you don’t damage it.
(I will lend you my car on condition that you don’t damage it.)
Although/even though Although/even though he is rich, he lives in a small house.
(In spite of the fact that he is rich, he lives in a small house.)
Even if He is poor and has no house, but even if he had money, he
wouldn’t buy a house.
(Supposing he had the money, he still wouldn’t buy a house.)
In case Take an umbrella in case it rains.
(It might rain, so it’s a good idea to take an umbrella.)
In spite of / despite In spite of/despite the rain, she walked to the station.
in spite of/despite being blind, he walked to the station.
(without being affected by the rain or by being blind.)
So that She arrived early so that she could help her colleagues.
(She arrived early for the purpose of helping her colleagues.)
Whatever You can count on me whatever you decide to do.
(No matter what your decision is, you can count on me.)
Whereas Tom is rich, whereas Jack is poor.
(Tom is rich; in contrast Jack is poor.)
Whenever I will lend you my car whenever you need it.
(No matter when you need my car, I will lend it to you.)
Wherever My thoughts will be with you wherever you go.
(No matter where you go, my thoughts will be with you.)
As a result
Therefore Prices were reduced by 20%. As a result, sales increased.
The company is expanding. Consequently, there are jobs on offer.
A hurricane has been announced. Therefore, air traffic will be disrupted.
Moreover The trip is too expensive. Besides, I don’t really like hot weather.
Computers are cheaper nowadays; furthermore, they are lighter.
You haven’t paid the rent yet. In addition, you owe me money.
The report is badly presented. Moreover, it contains inaccuracies.
For example There are several problems to consider; for instance/for example,
there is a lack of public transport.
On the contrary
On the other hand Northern European countries had a great summer.
On the contrary/conversely, southern Europe had poor weather.
Laptops are convenient; on the other hand, they can be expensive
Nonetheless The hotel was open. However, nobody came to the reception desk.
He had severe injuries; nevertheless, he completely recovered.
The weather was bitterly cold. He went hiking nonetheless.
In the same way
By the same token Alex enjoys telling jokes; in the same way/similarly/likewise,
his son adores funny stories.
Teenagers should be more respectful; by the same token, parents should be more understanding.
To summarise/sum up
In conclusion I’ve covered the main events of the year.
To sum up/briefly, our team is now one of the best in the world.
To conclude, I want to wish you all a very happy holiday season.