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    Question for and because

    On the simplest level, dreams can make us aware of things we have missed because we're too busy to notice them when we're doing other things during the day.

    Can "because" in this sentence be replaced by "for"? What do you think is the difference between "because" and "for" when both of them mean the reason?

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    Yes, you could use "for" there. They have no difference of meaning when they are used for the same purpose.

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    Isn't there a slight difference between them when they are used to introduce the reason?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Mar-2014 at 09:58. Reason: Unnecessary quote deleted.

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    If "for" is used for "because", what would the difference be?

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