por que

Por vs. Para 
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por que(
pohr
 
keh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (for which)
a. why
Estoy embarazada. Ese es el motivo por que te llamo.I'm pregnant. That's why I'm calling you.
b. for
Los premios por que competían no resultaban muy atractivos.The prizes they were competing for weren’t very attractive.
c. that
La razón por que estoy aquí es por que quería pedirte perdón.The reason that I am here is that I wanted to say sorry.
2. (used to introduce a cause or reason)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Al final los padres optaron por que su hija no participara en el concurso.In the end, the parents chose not to have their daughter take part in the contest.
Están ansiosos por que empecemos a trabajar en el proyecto.They're eager for us to begin work on the project.
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