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.
2. Some people don’t like red cabbage because of the taste.
“Because of” is used to describe a reason why something is true.
3. Antique furniture is found in many American homes because of its beauty and its value.
4. Hockey is a sport with a lot of injuries because of the fighting.
|5. Because of an approaching storm, she’s going to take down her tent and go home. |
6. He keeps getting into trouble because of his violent temper
7. Because of his strong faith in God and desire to help people, Roger decided to become a priest.
| 8. I couldn’t get to sleep last night because of the baby. |