Because

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Definition

because: for the reason that, since, as, for
conjunction
He left early because he had an appointment. He had to go to see somebody, that's why he left.

because of: due to, as a result of, caused by
preposition
Because of the economic situation, the company will have to fire some workers. Workers are being dismissed due to the declining economy.

Examples

  • "Because the coffee we have here is disgusting."
  • "Well you should, because you sent me here."
  • "Santa gave me two lumps of coal because I'm bad."
  • "'Cause that would break my heart."
  • "I called this meeting because I have some important news which couldn't be delivered in an email."
  • "Hit the studio, 'cause I'm paid in full"
  • "I hope it wasn't because of a man."
  • "You can treat me like dirt 'cause you're my only family"
  • "Because both of our bosses are gone, I would like to nominate myself as interim interim CEO."
  • "But, I will give you a clue, because as they say: "Life is a journey, not a destination."

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