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Mary's biscuits are better
There are many ways in which we can show what we mean or to illustrate a point, rather than say ‘For example …’.
One way to give examples, although indirect, is to tell stories. This gives information in a way which is easier to understand, which dramatises a situation and makes it more interesting.
Don’t repeat for example every time you give an example. Excite your audience with colour and depth!
We use sample to talk about a small part or quantity to show what the whole is like:
We use this when giving a single occurrence of something or for a particular case:
Used as an instance of a particular situation:
We use this to clarify our example:
🛋 a case in point
Used for an instance or example which illustrates what is being discussed:
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