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    Post It's a mistake or a kind of abbreviation?

    Recently,I often meet a word "‘cause".At first I make it as a kind of mistake but I have met it twice so I don't know if it is a kind of abbreviation.Show me your idea.Thank U.
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    1.Is that bad ‘cause I’m married?
    2.Well, I mean, OK, ‘cause, I mean, as someone who’s married and in a long-term relationship...


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    Re: It's a mistake or a kind of abbreviation?

    It is an abbreviation of "because" - used in spoken English or written dialogue, but not acceptable otherwise.

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    Re: It's a mistake or a kind of abbreviation?

    Variations: coz, cos

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    Re: It's a mistake or a kind of abbreviation?

    Yeah,it's very interesting.Thank U very much.

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