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

  • "But, I will give you a clue, because as they say: "Life is a journey, not a destination."
  • "Because it's my name"
  • "Bruno : Susie, I can't marry you because I prefer men."
  • "I hope it wasn't because of a man."
  • "Hit the studio, 'cause I'm paid in full"
  • "Well you should, because you sent me here."
  • "Southside Johnny is loyal to the family, but I got to look out for British Bob, because he's got his eyes on becoming the new Don."
  • "So what I'm about to say to you is very important, you understand, because I'm dying."
  • "'Cause that would break my heart."
  • "-Because it's all I have left."

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