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01. The accused murderer was found not guilty because the judge said that he was mentally ill, and [therefore] couldn't be held responsible for his actions.
02. Research has shown that bright yellow and bright blue are the most visible, and [therefore] safest, colors for cars.
03. The calendar in Thailand is based on the Buddhist era, and is [therefore] 543 years ahead of the western calendar.
04. The young boy refused to obey the teacher. [Therefore], he was sent home.
05. Alcohol can delay your reaction times; [therefore], you should never drink and drive.
06. Eating is a requirement for living; [therefore], there must be mechanisms in the body and mind that make us hungry and interested in eating at regular intervals.
07. The mayor feels that skateboarders on the sidewalks may frighten the elderly, and should [therefore] be banned.
08. Stress can slow one's progress and [therefore] must be minimized in order to allow for the full development of one's potential.
09. René Descartes stated, "I think, [therefore] I am."
10. Momentum depends on mass; [therefore] because a heavy object has more mass than a light object, it has more momentum.
11. Coco Chanel observed that those who create are rare, whereas those who cannot are numerous. [Therefore], the latter are stronger.
12. The Bhagavad-Gita states, "For that which is born, death is certain, and for the dead, birth is certain. [Therefore] grieve not over that which is unavoidable."
13. There is a Chinese proverb which states, "All people are your relatives; [therefore], expect only trouble from them."
14. In China it is difficult to fight smoking because the tobacco industry is a national monopoly, and [therefore] the government has a vested interest in the industry.
15. She has little experience and has [therefore] found it difficult to get a job.
16. Napoleon once stated that nothing is more difficult, and [therefore] more precious, than to be able to decide.
17. Stinging insects are attracted to dark colors and flower prints; [therefore], wear white or light colored clothing as a safety measure.
18. Shrimp is not considered kosher in the Jewish faith because shrimp eat garbage, and are [therefore] unclean.
19. A Danish proverb notes that a man has two ears and one mouth; he [therefore] should listen more than he talks.
20. A Yiddish proverb remarks, "God could not be everywhere and [therefore] He made mothers."

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  • therefore — therefore, hence, consequently, then, accordingly, so are adverbs used as connectives to indicate logical or causal sequence. They vary in the degree of closeness of connection suggested as well as in the kind of sequence implied. Therefore and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Therefore — There fore, conj. & adv. [OE. therfore. See {There}, and {Fore}, adv., {For}, and cf. {Therefor}.] 1. For that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that. [1913 Webster] I have married a wife, and therefore I can not come …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • therefore — O.E. þærfore; from THERE (Cf. there) + fore, Old English and Middle English collateral form of FOR (Cf. for). Since c.1800, therefor has been used in sense of for that, by reason of that; and therefore in sense of in consequence of that …   Etymology dictionary

  • therefore — index consequently Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • therefore — [adv] as a result; for that reason accordingly, and so, consequently, ergo, for, forasmuch as, for this reason, hence, inasmuch as, in consequence, in that event, on account of, on the grounds, since, so, then, thence, therefrom, thereupon, thus …   New thesaurus

  • therefore — ► ADVERB ▪ for that reason; consequently …   English terms dictionary

  • therefore — [ther′fôr΄] adv. [ME ther fore: see THERE & FORE] as a result of this or that; for this or that reason; consequently; hence: often used as a conjunctive adverb …   English World dictionary

  • therefore — there|fore [ ðerfɔr ] adverb FORMAL *** Therefore is used as a way of showing how a sentence or clause is related to what has already been said. as a result of the reason that has just been mentioned: The new boots are lighter and softer, and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • therefore */*/*/ — UK [ˈðeə(r)fɔː(r)] / US [ˈðerfɔr] adverb Summary: Therefore is used as a way of showing how a sentence or clause is related to what has already been said. as a result of the reason that has just been mentioned The new boots are lighter and softer …   English dictionary