à cause de (la pluie) : because of, due to (the rain)
The construction À cause de + noun can be used to answer the question Pourquoi ?
- Pourquoi es-tu en retard ? - À cause des embouteillages. -Why are you late? -Because of traffic.
causer (un problème) : to cause, to bring about (a problem) verbe (infinitif)
  • "Nous avons eu un contretemps à l’aéroport à cause de l’excédent de bagages."
  • "Une employée renvoyée à cause de son accent"
  • "Gérard : Parce que c’est à cause de cette grosse et dégoulinante m%#@$ de vidéo que j’ai reçu ça aujourd’hui !"
  • "L’accueil de l’AIGF est froid et triste (à cause de Solange)."

Now that you know how to translate 'À cause de' in English, why not go further and test our online French course for free?

What our users say:



I enjoy doing my online French lessons. Only ten minutes daily are enough...Thank you!



I love your innovative method which allows me to learn a new language and have fun at the same time!



Your method is unique! Your courses have helped me to progress and gain confidence during my travels.



Gymglish has allowed me to improve my French. A daily routine I wouldn't miss for anything in the world!

More testimonials.

Test your French with Frantastique today and get a free level assessment.

Absolutely free - no strings attached.