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May you explain me when and how to use the word' thus'? Examples would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Marcus.
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Hi,

Here is some basic information.

'Thus' is used to state a logical consequence. eg

He loved her and she loved him. Thus, they decided to marry.

'Thus' is more formal than informal. Thus, you could say, informally, He got hit by a goddam beer truck. Thus, he croaked (ie died) but 'thus' sounds odd with these informal words.

Best wishes, Clive
But I saw a post where a man said something like this:

'apple' is spelled thus.

In this case it means 'this way'?

Do I have to say 'this way' or 'in this way'? What's the difference between them?

Thanks,

Marcus.
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Hi,

Is the adjective "goddam" an insult to God or what? Where did this word come from?
It is short for God Damn!
Can you answer my questions too Nona?

Marcus.
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Hi,

Apple is spelled thus. Yes, it means 'in this way'.

He loved her and she loved him. Thus, they decided to marry. Here, if you think about it, the meaning of 'thus' is also close to 'in this way'. Their love is 'the way' that they decided to get married.

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Please note that 'goddam' (God damn) is not at all an insult to God. It asks God to help you by damning your enemies or whatever you are angry about.

It's best not to add such new questions to the end of an existing thread! Start a new thread, please.

Best wishes, Clive