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    Can't I use "for" in colloquial English?

    S1(for).I like cheese ice-cream, for it has cheese chips.
    S2(because).I like cheese ice-cream because it has cheese chips.

    The two sentence above have same meaning, but I don't know whether both two are colloquial. Would you give me an advice?
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    Re: Can't I use "for" in colloquial English?

    NOT A TEACHER

    "For" (in this sense) is quite formal, usually found in works of literature etc. I don't think that anybody would normally use it in everyday speech.
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: Can't I use "for" in colloquial English?

    Yes, they do make cheese ice-cream.

    Yuck alert! It's the 14th one down here, and probably the most palatable.

    Rover



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    Re: Can't I use "for" in colloquial English?

    There are ever weirder flavors, e.g. Sardines & Brandy Icecream, caviar or beer.
    Please note that I'm not a teacher.

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