Meaning of REASONING in English
▪ careful , sound
▪ circular , faulty , flawed , specious ( formal )
▪ deductive , inductive
▪ non-verbal , verbal
▪ ethical , judicial , legal , mathematical , moral , scientific , theological
… OF REASONING
a rather confused piece of ~
VERB + REASONING
▪ adopt , apply , employ , use
the ~ adopted by the court
▪ follow , understand
I can't quite follow your ~.
REASONING + VERB
The same ~ applies to the current situation.
▪ be based on
Their ~ is based on a false analogy.
This ~ suggests the education process is simpler than it actually is.
▪ lead sb/sth to sth
I cannot accept the ~ that led the trial court to its decision.
REASONING + NOUN
▪ in your ~
the circularity in their ~
▪ ~ about
~ about art
▪ ~ behind
Many people challenged the ~ behind the proposal.
▪ a flaw in your ~
▪ a form of ~ , a kind of ~ , a line of ~
The implication of this line of ~ is that globalization of capital is destructive.
▪ power of ~
She seemed to have lost her powers of ~.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012