that being the case
To write plainly and concisely, use therefore instead of the roundabout phrase that being the case. Other possibilities include consequently, so, then, and thus.
- Wordy: That being the case, the amount Schmidt paid for the course is not a factor.
- Concise: Therefore, the amount Schmidt paid for the course is not a factor.
- Wordy: No witnesses appeared before the committee that day, and that being the case, everyone went home early.
- Concise: No witnesses appeared before the committee that day, so everyone went home early.
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