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Because can be used in the following ways: - as a conjunction (connecting two clauses): We went by bus because it was cheaper. - in the preposition phrase because of (followed by a noun): The game was cancelled because of the snow.1) used for showing the reason something happens or the reason why it is described in a particular way
I couldn't phone you because I hadn't got your number.
It's a really useful book because it explains everything very clearly.
The hotel's difficult to find because the road isn't signposted.
"Why all this fuss about security?" "Because it's important."because of:
He's always criticizing me – maybe it's because I'm a woman.
Stacey retired in 1987, partly because of ill health.
Because of the Asian crisis, the company's profits fell by 15% during 1997.2) mainly spoken used for introducing facts that explain why you believe that something is true
George was obviously in a bad mood, because he didn't even say good morning.•See:just I
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because — 1. because, as, since, for. Because is a conjunction that normally introduces a dependent clause and answers the question ‘why?’ (or, sometimes, ‘how?’). It can relate directly to the statement made, as in I came because I wanted to see you,… … Modern English usage
Because — Chanson par The Beatles extrait de l’album Abbey Road Sortie 26 septembre 1969 … Wikipédia en Français
Because — The Beatles Veröffentlichung 26. September 1969 Länge 2:45 Genre(s) Popsong Autor(en) Lennon/McCartney … Deutsch Wikipedia
because — ou bicause [ bikoz ] conj. et prép. • 1928; angl. because « parce que » ♦ Fam. Parce que; à cause de. « Dominique lui tint pendant quelque temps compagnie puis finit par l abandonner bicause l arrivée de nouveaux invités » (Queneau). ● because… … Encyclopédie Universelle
Because — Be*cause , conj. [OE. bycause; by + cause.] 1. By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. In order that; that. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And the multitude rebuked them because they should hold their … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Because of — Because Be*cause , conj. [OE. bycause; by + cause.] 1. By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. In order that; that. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And the multitude rebuked them because they should… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Because — is often used in connection with causality. The mathematical symbol for because is (∵) This is Unicode character U+2235.Artistic works entitled Because: * Because (Perry Como song) * Because (The Beatles song) * Because , a song by the Dave Clark … Wikipedia
because — because, for, since, as, inasmuch as are the chief causal conjunctions in English. Because assigns a cause or reason immediately and explicitly; as, I hid myself, because [=for the express reason that, or as caused to do so by the fact that] I… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
Because — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Because» Canción de The Beatles Álbum Abbey Road Publicación 26 de septiembre de 1969 … Wikipedia Español
because — ► CONJUNCTION ▪ for the reason that; since. ● because of Cf. ↑because of USAGE On starting a sentence with because, see the note at AND(Cf. ↑and). ORIGIN from the phrase by c … English terms dictionary
because of — (something) as a result of something. The flight was delayed because of bad weather … New idioms dictionary