4) Cause & Condition

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Cause highlights a cause-effect relation between two ideas, or gives a reason why something happens:

Because of wind and water erosion Australia loses millions of tonnes of topsoil each year.

Condition suggests the kinds of circumstances under which something happens or is done:

If something is not done about this situation soon we will not have enough soil left to feed ourselves.

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