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    #1

    Smile for/because

    People think I'm satisfied for/because I don't complain.
    Prepare to get off for/because we are almost there.



    Do both for and because fit in the above samples? If yes, are there subtle nuances? If not, why not? Thanks.


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    Re: for/because

    Both are correct though for is rather old fashioned and since you're not Shakespeare you'd better not use it.

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    #3

    Re: for/because

    Thanks, meez.
    What about this one:

    They must be good friends(,) because/for they are always together.


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    #4

    Re: for/because

    Just see it as a rule: Never use for instead of because...

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