01. The dispute was resolved in about three days, [thus] avoiding a strike.
02. Our galaxy is filled with gas and dust that makes distant stars look fainter and [thus] appear farther away than they really are.
03. The guru's followers believed everything he said, and were [thus] horrified to discover he was a fake.
04. Albert Einstein once stated that the unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and we [thus] drift toward unparalleled catastrophes.
05. Jawaharlal Nehru once stated that capitalist society tends to make the rich richer, and the poor poorer, and [thus] increase the gap between them.
06. Author Boris Pasternak once suggested that art always meditates on death, and [thus] always creates life.
07. The company is planning to cut staff by over 30%, [thus] reducing costs.
08. The ballet teacher instructed her young students, "Point you toes [thus], and raise your arms.
09. Despite the severity of the storm, there have been no deaths reported [thus] far.
10. [Thus] far, we have over 400 students registered in our language program.
11. He doesn't speak English, and [thus] it has been very hard for him to find a job.
12. They hadn't listened to the news on the radio. [Thus], they were unaware of the approaching storm.
13. She didn't do any of the homework, and [thus], she failed the course.
14. She has consistently scored in the top five percent at the university and is [thus] expected to win a number of scholarships.
15. In Canada, the original policy regarding the native peoples was to isolate them on segregated reserves, [thus] freeing most of the land for use by Europeans.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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