Functional language for reasons, causes and effects.
- ___ resulted in ____
- ___ led to _____
lead to sth phrasal verb
If an action or event leads to something, it causes that thing to happen or exist Example: A diet that is high in fat can lead to obesity.
- __ was/were due to ____
due to = because of
Example: A lot of her unhappiness is due to boredom.
- ____,and resulted from ____
- Of course
spoken say this when you are surprised or annoyed that someone has asked you something, or to make your answer strong
- I'm afraid so
- go ahead
"Do you mind if I use your phone?" "Not at all - go ahead."
- no problem
"We seem to have run out of eggs, too." "Right, how many do you want?"