Read and Listen To Sentences Using the Word
"Because"

Because he's sick, he can't come.
I went there because I wanted to.
He couldn't come because he was sick.
I couldn't go out because of the rain.
I couldn't go out because of the snow.
I am hungry because I did not eat lunch.
I was surprised because it was very big.
I can't go with you because I'm very busy.
We couldn't go out because of the typhoon.
He stood out because he was wearing a suit.
I overslept because my alarm didn't go off.
I was absent from school because I was sick.
The bus was late because of the traffic jam.
The pain went away because I took the pills.
We couldn't go out because of the snowstorm.
We couldn't go out because of the heavy rain.
We lost our electricity because of the storm.
Because of the typhoon, the school was closed.
He was absent from school because he was sick.
I just asked because I thought you would know.
I was absent from school because I had a cold.
We can't trust him because he often tells lies.
I can't go out because I have a lot of homework.
Just because he's rich, doesn't mean he's happy.
She was absent from school because she was sick.
I'm worn out, because I've been standing all day.
She dumped him because she thought he was a jerk.
She herself helped him because no one else would.
I didn't go out at all because you told me not to.
She married him only because her parents made her.
I couldn't sleep well because it was noisy outside.
I have to go soon because I left the engine running.
I canceled my appointment because of urgent business.
Just because he's wise, doesn't mean that he's honest.
Tom put off his wedding because of a traffic accident.
Tom was unhappy because she wouldn't ask him anything.
She helped him tie his tie because he didn't know how to.
He couldn't sleep because of the noise outside his window.
Because I had a bad cold, I went to bed earlier than usual.
She couldn't fall asleep because she was thinking about him.
Many cancer patients lose their hair because of chemotherapy.
He stopped smoking because his wife and children asked him to.
They had to change their schedule because the train arrived late.
Because of the typhoon, my parents ended their trip one day early.
Most car accidents happen because drivers aren't paying attention.
She asked him to read it for her because she had lost her glasses.
I couldn't get out of my garage because there was a car in the way.
She always speaks to him in a loud voice because he's hard of hearing.
I can't tell you everything I've been told because I've been told not to.
She hired him as an interpreter because she had heard that he was the best.
To put it bluntly, the reason this team won't win is because you're holding them back.
It's not right for you to do something bad just because someone else has done something bad.
I don't think it makes him a bad person just because he's decided he likes to eat horse meat.
She advised him to visit Boston, because she thought it was the most beautiful city in the world.
Just saying you don't like fish because of the bones is not really a good reason for not liking fish.


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