because ofprepositionuk /bɪˈkɒz ˌəv/ us /bɪˈkɑːz ˌəv/
- Classes have been cancelled today because of a staff meeting.
- Our departure was delayed because of bad weather.
- She felt she had been discriminated against because of her age.
- Many shops are doing badly because of the economic situation.
- He's been dropped from the team because of injury.