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When do you use に to indicate a cause or reason for something?

I was reading a children's book and came across the following sentence: あまりの寒さに目を覚ました。 I can tell that it means "Because of the extreme cold, he woke up," but I was kind of surprised to ...
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て形 to express 原因・理由, as opposed to から

Im having so much troubles trying to find a good explanation on how to use the て形 to express a cause, I saw that its more natural to use when the second part of the sentence is either a potential form ...
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