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    #1

    To be + because?

    "It is because I was trying to do something."

    Why is there "to be" verb before a conjunction (because)? "You and I" doesn't have any "to be" verb.

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    Re: To be + because?

    This would have to be the answer to a question for it to work. It's perfectly grammatical if, for example, the question was "Why were you late home last night?" "It's because I was trying to do something".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: To be + because?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    This would have to be the answer to a question for it to work. It's perfectly grammatical if, for example, the question was "Why were you late home last night?" "It's because I was trying to do something".
    Actually, I agree but why the other prepositions aren't used with "To be" verb?

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