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    because you're a famoous celebrity

    Is it common to say like this "because you're a famoous celebrity"? I think "The reson why you're a famous.." would be better.

    16)Just because you're a famoous celebrity doesn't mean you can't take the time to help people in need...

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    Re: because you're a famoous celebrity

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Is it common to say like this "because you're a famoous celebrity"? I think "The reson why you're a famous.." would be better.

    16)Just because you're a famoous celebrity doesn't mean you can't take the time to help people in need...
    No, it's not. But that's not what it says. It says, "Just because ...", which means you can't do something simply (just) because you're a celebrity.
    How could "The reason why ..." fit this sentence?

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    Re: because you're a famoous celebrity

    Okay, "the reason why" doesn't fit, but according to typical grammar, an adverb clause can't be a subject, you know. I think this is an out-of-grammar example.

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    Re: because you're a famoous celebrity

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Okay, "the reason why" doesn't fit, but according to typical grammar, an adverb clause can't be a subject, you know. I think this is an out-of-grammar example.
    Yes, the grammar is dodgy. It means "The fact that you are a famous celebrity ..." That's the subject.

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