possible explanationWhat possible explanation can there be?
causal explanationFor this reason, something that is accepted as a satisfactory causal explanation at one point in time can become problematic at another.
best explanationThe best explanation of theoretical issues in intonation is Cruttenden (1986).
explanation of whyAn explanation of why this should be is given in Chapter 1.
explanation of howAs a history and an explanation of how the cold war ended, Mr Shultz's memoirs are unmatched.
simple explanationPerfectly simple explanation.
likely explanationThe sheriff had said the most likely explanation was that the father had become exasperated.
provide an explanationThe ‘restructuring school’ argued that it was not possible to provide an explanation in terms of location factors alone; what was needed was to set these factors within the wider context of the restructuring of industry (Massey, 1979; Sayer, 1982).
only explanationThat's the only explanation, isn't it?’
further explanationSee text for further explanation.
explanation iOne explanation is only too obvious.
type of explanation
social explanationAlthusser's abolition of the subject therefore commits him to an unequivocally holist account of social explanation.
clear explanationI have become confused recently and would appreciate a clear explanation.
satisfactory explanationWe never have a satisfactory explanation of where it comes from.
explanation shouldThere were certainly suggestions that more explanation should have been given and that more discussion should have taken place.
obvious explanationNo obvious explanation was available and Customs and Excise raised an assessment.
reasonable explanationNow he had vanished with no reasonable explanation whatever.