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What to write instead of to conclude?

What to write instead of to conclude?

You can use the following expressions:To sum up,In summary,To conclude,In closing,Finally, it may be concludedTo summarize,All in all,Overall, it may be said

Can you include quotes in a conclusion?

Conclude with a quotation from or reference to a primary or secondary source, one that amplifies your main point or puts it in a different perspective.

Can I put and/or in an essay?

Please do not use “and/or” in either formal or informal writing. In common English, the “or” is a “non-exclusive or” which means “either A or B, or A and B”. When I say “I can have a banana OR I can have coffee” then I am also OK with having both. Having a banana does not prevent me from having coffee.

Is there a comma after instead?

If you are joining independent clauses to write compound sentences, use a semicolon BEFORE and a comma AFTER connecting conjunctions like ‘also’, ‘however’, ‘instead’, ‘meanwhile’, ‘moreover’, ‘namely’, ‘now’, ‘otherwise’, ‘similarly’, ‘still’, ‘then’, ‘therefore’, ‘thus’.

What does instead mean?

adverb. as a substitute or replacement; in the place or stead of someone or something: We ordered tea but were served coffee instead. in preference; as a preferred or accepted alternative: The city has its pleasures, but she wished instead for the quiet of country life.

Is despite a preposition?

In spite of and despite are prepositional expressions. In spite of and despite have a similar meaning to although or even though.

Can I begin a sentence with instead?

As for ”instead” only, it’s more commonly used at the end of a sentence (but it can also be used at the beginning in some cases). So, here we have some examples: 1) ”Would you like some coffee?” ”Oh, no, thanks. But I would really like a cup of tea instead.