Use short, simple words instead of long, complicated words or phrases (2)

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
as a general rule
in this day and age
I, being of the opinion that ...
it has come to my attention that
it would appear that
notwithstanding the fact that
owing to the fact that
predicated upon the fact that
pursuant to your request
if conditions are such that
take cognizance of the fact that
that being the case
to the fullest extent possible

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