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    because of

    His absence from work was because of his illness.
    Is the above sentence acceptable?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: because of

    It's OK.

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    Re: because of

    [Not a teacher]

    By the way, we were talking about the difference between "because" and "because of" here: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...27#post1086827
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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