two big reasons why anything happens at all

02:39 Jan 23, 2020
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
English term or phrase: two big reasons why anything happens at all
The sentence is like this: It comes down to the two big reasons why anything happens at all.
I don't understand the part "anything happens at all".

どなたかご教授いただければ幸いです。よろしくお願いします。
Akiko Kawagoe
Japan
Local time: 03:08


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3何らかの理由で物事が起こる2つの大きな理由
Reiko Ando
3何かが起こる二つの大きな理由
Port City


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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
何かが起こる二つの大きな理由


Explanation:
化学反応が起こる理由を話題にしているなら「どうして化学反応がおこるのか」と言いたいのでしょうし、何を話題にしているかによって anything happens at all が言おうとしているのは変わってきますよ。

Port City
New Zealand
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 24
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Asker: ご回答ありがとうございました!すっきりしました!

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19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
何らかの理由で物事が起こる2つの大きな理由


Explanation:
reasons why anything happens = 物事が起こる理由、何かを引き起こす要因

at all = in any way (とにかく); for any reason (何らかの理由で)
https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/at all

Reiko Ando
United States
Local time: 10:08
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Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
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Asker: 分かりやすく説明していただきありがとうございました!

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