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"because" in British English

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becauseconjunction

uk   /bɪˈkəz/ /bɪˈkɒz/ us   /bɪˈkɑːz/
A1 for the reason that: "Why did you do it?" "Because Carlos told me to". We can't go to Julia's party because we're going away that weekend. Just because I'm lending you my dress for tonight doesn't mean you can borrow it whenever you want to.informal Where've you been, because (= the reason I am asking is that) we haven't seen you recently?

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(Definition of because from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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becauseconjunction

us   /bɪˈkɔz/
for the reason that: "Why did you throw it?" "Because Carlos told me to." We can’t go to Julia’s party because we’re going away that weekend.
because of
preposition
as a result of: The trip was canceled because of bad weather.
(Definition of because from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “because”
in Korean 왜냐하면…
in Arabic لِأنَّ, بِسَبَب…
in Malaysian kerana…
in French parce que…
in Russian потому что…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因為,由於…
in Italian perché…
in Turkish çünkü…
in Polish bo, ponieważ…
in Spanish porque…
in Vietnamese bởi vì…
in Portuguese porque…
in Thai เพราะว่า…
in German weil…
in Catalan perquè…
in Japanese なぜなら, ~なので…
in Chinese (Simplified) 因为,由于…
in Indonesian karena…
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“because” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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