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Questions tagged [reason-why]

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Can “why” be a conjunction?

I was reading an article about the use of "why" as an adverb. I thought about what other function the word can have and came to the reasoning that it can be a conjunction joining clauses. I looked up ...
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Logic behind “for my __” vs “because of my __”

I wrote a question for others (Elementary ESL students) to answer. I allow different kinds of answers as long as they make sense. The question was "What do you do to apologize?" I was expecting ...
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Why did you do it/you did it/you do it/you keep doing it?

What is the difference between "Why ... /did you do/you did/you do/you keep doing/ ... it?" ? When we question (wondering) other people choice, both past and present, why he keep doing something, ...
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Is 'why' a fused relative word or an interrogative word in “This is why we do it”?

From the movie 'Wanted': We don't know how far the ripples of our decisions go. We kill one, and maybe save a thousand. That's the code of the Fraternity. That's what we believe in, and that's why ...