Phrase replacement in writing

I summarised today some phrase replacement in the IELTS writing this time in the table. With these phrases in the left, your paragraph may seem a bit more complicated and formal, so just go and try some of them in your writing.

 No.  Phrase  Replacement
 1  Along the lines of  Like
 2  As of this date  Today
 3  As to  About
 4  At the present time  Now
 5  By means of  With
 6  For the purposes of  For
 7  For the reason that  Because (since)
 8  From the point of view of  For
 9  In as much as  For
 10  In order to  To
 11  In a position to  Have
 12  In the possession of  Have
 13  In a satisfactory manner  Satisfactorily
 14  In the case of  If
 15  In view of  Because
 16  In the nature of  Like
 17  In the event of  If
 18  In connection with  Of
 19  In the amount of  For
 20  In relation to  Towards
 21  In a number of cases  Some
 22  On the basis of  By
 23  On the grounds that  Because
 24  Owing to the fact that  Because
 25  On the part of  By
 26  On behalf of  For
 27  On the few occasions  Occasionally
 28  Prior to  Before
 29  Subsequent to  After
 30  With a view to  To
 31  With reference to  About
 32  With regard to  About
 33  With the result that  So that

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