When we write or speak formally, examples help to provide clarity. That's when TRANSITIONS THAT INTRODUCE EXAMPLES are particularly useful.
THE LIST: for example, as an example, for instance, to illustrate, illustrates, shows, demonstrates, such as, in particular
Special note: I've found other lists that don't distinguish transitions quite as finely as I do. For example, more than one includes AND and ALSO in this list. Personally, I believe those belong in TRANSITIONS THAT ADD NEW INFORMATION, which you can view in Spoonful #36.
My transitions miniseries will come to a fitting conclusion next Sunday with TRANSITIONS THAT SIGNAL CONCLUSIONS. I wish you all a wonderful week ahead.
Laura Fineberg Cooper