Poll: She was absent ____ illness.

She was absent ____ illness.

due to
because of
Either could be used.

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  • Comments: 5
  • Added: October 2013

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Comments:

arcane

umm..is the answer "either could be used" ?
ps. the first i am! yay :P

neriza

what's the correct answer to the poll?

Grammar_Buff

Many grammar books say it should be "because of", but the rule is rarely followed today.

karim

either could be used

Lyfen

I think,both of them can be used in the sentence, but maybe there is the accurate one.

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