Fill in the blank
correct/incorrect
because/because of
100

1. We got into trouble .........................you.

because of

100

I couldn’t arrive on time because of I missed the train.

incorrect

I couldn’t arrive on time because of I missed the train.

100


I'm asking you  ________ I want to know your opinion.


because

200

We cancelled the trip .............................the bad weather.

because of

200

He had an accident because he was driving too fast.

correct

He had an accident because he was driving too fast.

200


I was late this morning  ____________ the traffic. 


because

300

We hurried indoors ....................... it was raining.

because

300

Thousands of people lost their jobs because the recession.

incorrect

Thousands of people lost their jobs because of the recession.

300


I cannot come  __________ the weather.


because of 

400

She passed the test .................................. she has a good teacher.

because

400

I couldn’t understand him because his strange accent.

incorrect

I couldn’t understand him because of his strange accent.

400


We stopped playing football  ________ the rain.


because of

500

He can't walk .................................. he has arthritis.

because

500

The government banned that movie because the public opinion was against it.

correct

500


I came back  _______ I'd forgotten my briefcase. 


because

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