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U.S. Citizenship


 

 


 

 

 

 1. She continues to work as a waitress because of the great tips.

Note: "Because of" and "because" are different. "Because of" is followed by a noun; the word "because" is followed by a clause.

waitress

 2. Some people don't like red cabbage because of the taste.

"Because of" is used to describe a reason why something is true.

cabbage

 

 3. Antique furniture is found in many American homes because of its beauty and its value.

 

antique chair

4. Hockey is a sport with a lot of injuries because of the fighting.

hockey
5. Because of an approaching storm, she's going to take down her tent and go home.
woman and tent

 6. He keeps getting into trouble because of his violent temper

prisoner

 7. Because of his strong faith in God and desire to help people, Roger decided to become a priest.

bible
 8. I couldn't get to sleep last night because of the baby.
baby crying

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prepositions

about 

above 

across 

after  

along 

amid  

among 

around 

at

before 

below  

beside 

beyond 

but  

by 

despite  

down  

except  

for

in

inside  

into 

near 

of

off 

on

onto 

out

over 

past 

per  

to

under 

until  

upon  

via  

with 

within 

 

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