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  1. Unregistered


    Is because an idiom?

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    Re: because

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Is because an idiom?
    No, it is a subordinating conjunction.

  2. Newbie
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    Re: because

    >In the interior of the Arctic islands during the melting season, even small streams must be crossed with great care because ice cold temperatures and the rocky

    nature of stream beds.<

    .............In this sentence, it says 'because' is an improper idiom? 'Due to'...should be used instead, thats fine. I just wondered how because is an improper idiom.


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