How to Use Therefore in a Sentence


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What is the basic meaning of therefore?

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1. Which of the following sentences is an example of the INCORRECT use of 'therefore'?

2. How often should you use therefore when writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you understand about using the word 'therefore' with this quiz/worksheet. You'll need to know what it means and how to identify its correct usage in a sentence, among other things, for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet/quiz will help you to:

  • Recognize how often 'therefore' should be used
  • Identify a run-on sentence with 'therefore' in it
  • Understand its meaning in a sentence as an adverb

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of 'therefore'
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on using 'therefore'
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what makes a sentence a run-on and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Additional learning is available on this topic via the lesson called How to Use Therefore in a Sentence. The following objectives will be addressed:

  • Using conjunctive adverbs
  • Adding a semicolon
  • Replacing 'therefore' with a coordinating conjunction
  • Separating sentences