Definition of 'because of'
Example sentences containing 'because of'
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Now I'm the winner,' he looked at Selina, `and because of that you're going to win. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)The reason you've been out of it so long is mainly because of the sedation. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Each time he attacks, he places himself at great risk, simply because of his proximity. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
Trends of 'because of'
Extremely Common. because of is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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