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"Be because" "Remember that one of the reasons we scrapped the plan was because the budget was too big"

Is "be because" a grammatically correct form ? If so,how do we use it ?

Mar 23, 2018 1:16 PM
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Yes, it's correct, though used more in speech than in formal writing. The example sentence shows a typical pattern for this usage: a preceding reference followed by is/ was/ will be because.

The reason we had lunch at noon was because he was late.
The reason we own a cat is because my mother likes cats.
If we aren't there it will be because I have to work.
March 23, 2018
Thanks for your help @Beth
March 23, 2018
Nima
Language Skills
English, Persian (Farsi)
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English