What Is an Adverb Clause of Result?
- It was so cold I waited no longer.
- The animal biologist killed certain species of animals consequently/therefore, they are becoming extinct.
Explaining a Result Using ‘Because of and a result of
- Because of the great distances involved, it is hard to see any details.
- Pollution has been increasing as a result of air traffic.
Examples Adverb Clause of Result
- The bus was so slow that we were almost three hours late.
- The man was nervous that he tore his documents.
- So heavy snow was it that many died.
- She didn’t study well, so she failed all her papers.
- It is such a big bacterium that everyone can see it without a microscope.
- I searched the book so carefully that I found fifty new collective nouns.
- The rain is sometimes so heavy that it can damage trees.
- The snow fell so fast that my car was soon covered up.
- It was so much dark that I couldn’t see who was crying.
- So heavy was the rain that whole roofs were ripped off.
- His sister is such an intelligent girl that she can easily qualify for an exam.
- The lecture was delivered in such a low voice that few could understand it.
- The stranger gave me such a lot of fruits that I couldn’t carry them home.
- There was so much dark in the room that I couldn’t see the baby.
- The boy was late; therefore, he was punished.
- The police officer ran so quickly that he caught the thief.
- So angry was the man that he couldn’t speak.
- Such a trouble I did for my friends that they avoided inviting me.
Adverb Clause of Result vs. Adverb Phrase of Result
- Adverb Phrase of Result: We don’t trust the man well enough to accept his offer.
- Adverb Clause of Result: We don’t trust the man so well that we should accept his offer.
- Adverb Phrase of Result: They were lucky enough to get there in time.
- Adverb Clause of Result: They were so lucky that they got there in time.
- Adverb Phrase of Result: The boy is too little to understand me.
- Adverb Clause of Result: The boy is so little that he can’t understand me.