Re: The use of because
It is perfectly acceptable to use 'because' at the beginning of a sentence, provided that the sentence contains a main clause:
Originally Posted by Winwin2011
Because George would not receive a letter in time, Mary decided to send a telegram.
I wonder if it is correct to use "It is" before "because" while answering the following sentence. Please note that the following question is in present tense.
Question: Why do the pirates need to keep their ship light?
Answer: It is because it
the ship move fast.
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