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When is it correct to use towards?
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Janice from Phoenix asks...
Which is correct and why? 1.This was not an entirely unexpected finding as masses can migrate out of palpable range due to the relaxation effects of anesthesia and supine position. 2.This was not an entirely unexpected finding, since masses can migrate out of palpable range due to the relaxation effects of anesthesia and supine position. Thank you very much!
Anne answers...
Whether you use the word 'as' or 'since' doesn't matter as much as putting a comma before either one. This helps the reader get through a sentence filled with large words and difficult constructions.
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