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    #1

    because/for

    What's the difference in their usage?

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    Re: because/for

    'For' can used when people want a stylistic or rhetorical flourish.

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    Re: because/for

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    'For' can used when people want a stylistic or rhetorical flourish.
    But they're interchangeable in every sense, aren't they?

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    Re: because/for

    Not in every sense- 'for' can have many different meanings:
    I stopped for a coffee (cannot be replaced with 'because)
    after verbs: apply for, etc
    etc

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    #5

    Re: because/for

    Thanks Richard!

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