Cause and Result


1. The accident happened because of terrible weather.
The accident ........ bad weather. (RESULT)

2. The train was cancelled so I missed my appointment.
........ the train cancellation I missed my appointment. (CONSEQUENCE)

3. They decided to buy a new car because of the problems they were having with their old one.
They decided to buy a new car ........ problems with their old one. (SINCE)

4. We were unable to contact you as communications were so poor.
We couldn't contact you ........ communications were so poor. (OWING)

5. You have been late every morning this week so we have deducted the lost time from your wages.
We have deducted money from your wages ........ you have been late every morning this week. (DUE)

6. I was sent home from school because I was feeling sick.
The student was sent home ........ the fact that he was feeling sick. (ACCOUNT)

7. It was too far to walk so we caught the bus.
We got the bus as ........ to walk. (ENOUGH)

8. The film was so boring that we decided to leave early.
........ we decided to leave early. (SUCH)