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"Because of" is a phrase which is often translated as "a causa de", and "because" is a conjunction which is often translated as "porque". Learn more about the difference between "because of" and "because" below.
because of(
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kuhz
 
uhv
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (indicating reason)
a. a causa de
All schools in the county are closed because of the snow.Todas las escuelas del condado están cerradas a causa de la nieve.
b. debido a
My flight has been canceled because of the pilot strike.Han cancelado mi vuelo debido a la huelga de pilotos.
c. por
My favorite season of the year is summer because of the warm weather.Mi favorita estación del año es el verano por el clima cálido.
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because(
bi
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kuhz
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (general)
a. porque
She is not coming because she can't find a babysitter.No viene porque no encuentra niñera.
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