line of reasoning

noun phrase

: a set of reasons used in order to reach a conclusion
She chose to follow a particular line of reasoning.
I don't follow your line of reasoning.

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Recent Examples on the Web Using a clever line of reasoning, their research suggests the sun not only had many siblings but spawned in quite a metropolitan neighborhood. Philip Plait, Scientific American, 24 Apr. 2023

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“Line of reasoning.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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