German translation of 'because'
(= since also) da
it was the more surprising because we were not expecting it es war umso überraschender, als wir es nicht erwartet hatten
why did you do it? -- just because (informal) warum hast du das getan? -- darum
because of wegen +gen or (inf) +dat
I only did it because of you ich habe es nur deinetwegen getan
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Example Sentences Including 'because'
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The option of share buybacks looks tricky just now because of notional losses on recent buybacks.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
A quarter had landed a job because of a friend or contact from university.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Because what else are they gonna do?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was a good place to be because no one else wanted to be there.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Suggest she writes to me because she clearly has problems.The Sun (2010)
The dealers are a mixed bunch, one of whom has clearly been chosen because he is so spectacularly obnoxious.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They were good choices because not many people know the second song.The Sun (2010)
Because how many people at the clubs are actually that bothered about anything other than winning?Times, Sunday Times (2017)
But we can't wait for this game because when you are playing well it breeds confidence and belief.The Sun (2012)
Not because of the money but because he kept going on about me facing a massive penalty.The Sun (2016)
That is an attitude and a behaviour that he instilled over many years because they had success through that.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That is what you have to do, because the game is always changing.The Sun (2016)
They always surprise you by how far they can go because the motivation inside them is so great.The Sun (2012)
We are looking into those, because clearly the cars have to be safe before they can be driven.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We lost the game because Stoke defended much better than we did, with much more purpose.The Sun (2011)
He had taken out a policy with the firm that covered loan repayments in case he lost his job because of a heart condition.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
If we keep clean sheets we will win games because we can score goals.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Overall the vending machine sold as many drinks because consumers switched to alternatives.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
People go on about the English media and refer to the job as national team coach as the impossible job because of it.The Sun (2006)
We lost the general election because too many people thought we weren't on their side.The Sun (2010)
But maybe that's just because nobody else is singing.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is a pity because so much else is wondrous.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But their discourse goes on because it happens in relationship.Christianity Today (2000)
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'because' in Other Languages
British English: because /bɪˈkɒz; -ˈkəz/ CONJUNCTION
You use because to say why something happens.
I went to bed because I was tired.
- American English: because
- Arabic: لأَنَّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: porque
- Chinese: 因为
- Croatian: jer
- Czech: protože
- Danish: fordi
- Dutch: omdat
- European Spanish: porque
- Finnish: koska
- French: parce que
- German: denn
- Greek: επειδή
- Italian: perché
- Japanese: ･･･だから
- Korean: ...때문에
- Norwegian: fordi
- Polish: ponieważ
- European Portuguese: porque
- Romanian: deoarece
- Russian: потому что
- Spanish: porque
- Swedish: eftersom
- Thai: เพราะว่า
- Turkish: çünkü
- Ukrainian: тому що
- Vietnamese: vì
Translation of because from the Collins English to German
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