- because is part of the Basic English 850.
- (UK) IPA: /bɪˈkɒz/, /bɪˈkəz/, SAMPA: /bI"kQz/, /bI"k@z/
- (US) IPA: /bɪˈkəz/, /bɪˈkɔz/, /bɪˈkʌz/, SAMPA: /bI"k@z/, /bI"kOz/, /bɪ"kVz/
Audio (US) (file)
- you use because to show the reason for something
- I bought the book because I wanted to read it.
- There's no class because it's Sunday.