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    Question Because and Because of

    What is the different between this two words ?

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    Default Re: Because and Because of

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the different between this two words ?
    Here are two examples:
    1. I don't know the difference between these two words because my English is poor.
    2. I don't know the difference between these two words because of my poor English.

    Does that help?

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    Default Re: Because and Because of

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the different between this two words ?
    When you use "because", you have to use a clause after it; when you use "because of", you need to use a pronoun, a noun or a noun phrase after it. Examples:

    I didn't come because it was raining ("It was raining" is a clause)
    I didn't come because of him ("him" is a pronoun.)
    I didn't come because of the weather ("weather" is a noun.)
    I didin't come because of his wrong information. ("his wrong information" is a noun phrase.)

    Hope this helps.

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