Conclusive  – Coordinating Conjunctions

Conclusive – Coordinating Conjunctions

Conclusive coordinating conjunctions (conjunções coordenativas conclusivas), as the name implies, express a consequence or conclusion. These are similar to explicative coordinating conjunctions, but they more specifically indicate a cause and effect relationship between parts of the sentence.
The most common simple conjunction is portanto therefore.
Não quero ir, portanto não vou I don't want to go, therefore I won't go
In the right context, pois and logo can also be included in this group (although as standalone words they don’t really have clear English translations).
Está frio. Não vou, pois, sair It's cold so I won't go
Não estuda, logo não tem boas notas She doesn't study, so she doesn't have good grades
Here are some common conjunction phrases included in this group:
por isso for that reason
por conseguinte consequently
Ela não toma banho, por conseguinte cheira mal She doesn't take baths; consequently, she smells bad

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