since vs because

since because

Definitions

  • 1) From a specified time in the past.
  • 2) After some point in the past; at a subsequent time.
  • 3) From then until now or between then and now.
  • 4) In the time past, counting backward from the present; before this or now; ago.
  • 5) From a definite past time until now.
  • 6) obsolete When or that.
  • 7) because
  • 8) from the time that
  • 9) Inasmuch as; because.
  • 10) During the period subsequent to the time when.
  • 11) Continuously from the time when.
  • 12) Seeing that; because; considering; -- formerly followed by that.
  • 13) From (time).
  • 14) Intermittently from.
  • 15) Continuously from.
  • 16) From the time of; in or during the time subsequent to; subsequently to; after; -- usually with a past event or time for the object.

Definitions

  • 1) archaic For the reason (that).
  • 2) On account (of), for sake (of).
  • 3) Used alone to refuse to provide a full answer a question begun with "why", often taken as an ellipsis of "Because I said so".
  • 4) SynonymsSeesince.
  • 5) Synonyms See since.
  • 6) By reason (of); on account (of): followed by of.
  • 7) To the end that; in order that.
  • 8) For the sake (of); in order (to).
  • 9) For the reason (that); since.
  • 10) As known because; as inferred because; as determined because.
  • 11) By or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that.
  • 12) For the reason that; since.
  • 13) [Prep. phrase.] by reason of, on account of.
  • 14) obsolete In order that; that.

Examples

  • 1) We came here five years ago and since then only one property has been sold.
  • 2) But many young artists since have become wary of such composite arrangements.
  • 3) She has since gone back to the family home.
  • 4) The couple have since moved in together.
  • 5) It would be better than renting a place since you also have day housekeeping.
  • 6) This attitude has got him a long way since then.
  • 7) This has since become part of punk folklore.
  • 8) Most have since been eased back into the fold.
  • 9) They had long since come to an accommodation with each other.
  • 10) Many of these advances have since become routine treatments in healthcare systems around the world.
  • 11) since time began people have honoured and respected their parents in gratitude for the very gift of life.
  • 12) But it is now 112 games since his last league goal.
  • 13) We became one of those couples no one wanted to see together since we were both so much more pleasant without the other.
  • 14) It's also many years since he bought a decent player.
  • 15) The price has been cut by 2.5m since last year.
  • 16) It is 13 years since he last boxed and he says that he wishes he had fought again.
  • 17) She has not used the machine since January as a result, drying her laundry over the radiators instead.
  • 18) since you live in Paradise full of happy people, the effort to subvert it must come from outside.
  • 19) Towards the end of the eighteenth century, Kant could say (without much exaggeration) that logic had followed a single path since its inception, and that ˜since Aristotle it has not had to retrace a single step™.
  • 20) I think Halcyon is smarter than you think Alex since they hired Bale even before Dark Knight came out…they had no idea it was going to be so successful turning their lead actor into a superstar…they more than likely chose him because of his acting skills rather than on name recognition..since Bale hasn't been a big name in Hollywood even with Batman Begins
  • 21) _O fortunate man, since you have found a Homer as the herald of your valor_; ut quī optimō jūre eam prōvinciam obtinuerit, _since he held that province by excellent right_.
  • 22) And as it was our first appearance at church since -- well, _since_ -- perhaps there was just a little consciousness of our relations that made Bessie seem to retire absolutely within herself, and be no more a part of the silken crowd than was the grave, plain man who rose up in the pulpit.
  • 23) Mr. Brayley, in his _Londiniana_, wrote about five years since that "if due care be taken when the old bridge is pulled down, the bones and ashes of its venerable architect may still be found;" -- and, true enough, _the bones of old Peter were found on removing the pier about a fortnight since_.
  • 24) And yet, since this strange, sweet, subduing influence did not, should not, conquer her, —since it was to remain simply her own suffering, —her mind was meeting Stephen’s in that thought of his, that they might still snatch moments of mute confession before the parting came.
  • 25) And I should rejoice to cultivate generosity, since (see that _since_) affections gentler and more sympathetic are denied me.
  • 26) III. ii.6 (78,4) [since, of two usuries] Sir Thomas Hammer corrected this with less pomp [than Warburton], then _since of two_ usurers
  • 27) _The Development of Theology in Germany since Kant, and its Progress in Great Britain since_ 1825.
  • 28) Truth is, I’ve known Javier since freshmen year, and I’ve had feelings for him ever since…
  • 29) ‘It is hard to believe that a year has passed since then and it is a significant milestone in her fight for life.’
  • 30) ‘I booked him for an exhibition immediately and he has been here regularly since then.’
  • 31) ‘My focus since then has been on removing this sort of conditioning from everyone.’
  • 32) ‘Workers say since then managers have been asking them to go home during quieter periods.’
  • 33) ‘That was a few months ago and I've put a lot of work in since then so it should be stronger.’
  • 34) ‘It is the first rise since property prices began spiralling in York in the last two to three years.’
  • 35) ‘All the things that have happened to me since that depressing period of my life!’
  • 36) ‘Things may have picked up for Celtic since then but I see no reason to change my advice.’
  • 37) ‘Too much has happened in the period since.’
  • 38) ‘It was the British who suffered the worst single incident since the end of the war.’
  • 39) ‘Well, maybe not entirely, but life has been in a slump since I tied the knot this summer.’
  • 40) ‘It meant that no party had overall control for the first time since the Second World War.’
  • 41) ‘They are on a mission, a task that they have been training for since they entered the Army.’
  • 42) ‘The property had been empty since last July but a couple of weeks ago his daughter moved in.’
  • 43) ‘It could quite literally be the biggest thing to hit the resort since the war itself.’
  • 44) ‘It has been some time since anyone had to fight their way into a London saleroom.’
  • 45) ‘So I put on makeup for the first time since that fight at lunch that started all this.’
  • 46) ‘I want to get back in the ring because it feels such a long time since the last fight.’
  • 47) ‘It is now one year since Douglas died and for some reason it still feels like there's a hole in the world.’
  • 48) ‘For that reason clarinets have been built since their early days in different keys.’
  • 49) ‘Many more elsewhere are struggling since visitors found a reason to stay at home.’
  • 50) ‘She was right to ditch the passage since it would have jarred with the spirit of reasoned debate.’
  • 51) ‘I was brought in the same room as Raine, since the doctors had mentioned this was the only room left.’
  • 52) ‘They certainly knew that their task was hard since two previous attempts had failed.’
  • 53) ‘That fabric has long since been sundered and social anarchy has been the consequence.’
  • 54) ‘Practice has long since taken its leave of policy, and speaks to it about once a year, on a bad line.’
  • 55) ‘Many features shown are long since gone, but the maps aim to ensure they are not forgotten.’
  • 56) ‘Presumably it's a joke, but taken to such an extent that it's long since ceased to be one.’
  • 57) ‘I am sure there would have been mad ones then, too, but they are long since forgotten.’
  • 58) ‘The government has long since given up trying to reduce the propensity to commit crime.’
  • 59) ‘The club's long since gone but the memories of those starry nights have never faded.’
  • 60) ‘They have long since ceased to be amazed at the number of shopping trolleys they find.’
  • 61) ‘My father who started the business has long since given up trying to make me like him.’
  • 62) ‘Mitchell had matured and quieted much by then and had long since left her flapper days behind.’
  • 63) ‘Other cabins and superstructure have long since rotted and crumpled to the seabed.’
  • 64) ‘The lights had long since gone out, leaving the room darkened enough that he could hide.’
  • 65) ‘The guards behind her had long since left and Ashley stared at the entrance with longing.’
  • 66) ‘Tunisia put the ball in Spain's net, but the whistle had long since gone for offside.’
  • 67) ‘The banks will reclaim the funds from the retailer, but the goods have long since gone.’
  • 68) ‘Her cards were face up in front of her and she had long since lost count of whose turn it was.’
  • 69) ‘Wales had long since been conquered, but it was still very much alive as a country.’
  • 70) ‘The sun had long since risen, not that you could tell it from the ominous clouds outside.’
  • 71) ‘The romance has long since expired like the first red rose he bought you to proclaim his love.’
  • 72) ‘The sun had long since faded by this time and the sky was growing darker by the minute.’

Examples

  • 1) Overall the vending machine sold as many drinks because consumers switched to alternatives.
  • 2) If we keep clean sheets we will win games because we can score goals.
  • 3) because what else are they gonna do?
  • 4) Not because of the money but because he kept going on about me facing a massive penalty.
  • 5) The option of share buybacks looks tricky just now because of notional losses on recent buybacks.
  • 6) because how many people at the clubs are actually that bothered about anything other than winning?
  • 7) That is what you have to do, because the game is always changing.
  • 8) Need we forfeit "jettison" just because we have "throw overboard"?
  • 9) They were good choices because not many people know the second song.
  • 10) It was a good place to be because no one else wanted to be there.
  • 11) Many soldiers quit because they cannot afford to support families.
  • 12) But their discourse goes on because it happens in relationship.
  • 13) Suggest she writes to me because she clearly has problems.
  • 14) Just because this man is a great performer does not excuse this behaviour.
  • 15) It is a pity because so much else is wondrous.
  • 16) Many shun plastic because they like the anonymity of paying by cash.
  • 17) Many do so because they cannot afford to make their own way.
  • 18) They always surprise you by how far they can go because the motivation inside them is so great.
  • 19) That is an attitude and a behaviour that he instilled over many years because they had success through that.
  • 20) We lost the general election because too many people thought we weren't on their side.
  • 21) But maybe that's just because nobody else is singing.
  • 22) He had taken out a policy with the firm that covered loan repayments in case he lost his job because of a heart condition.
  • 23) A quarter had landed a job because of a friend or contact from university.
  • 24) But we can't wait for this game because when you are playing well it breeds confidence and belief.
  • 25) We are looking into those, because clearly the cars have to be safe before they can be driven.
  • 26) The dealers are a mixed bunch, one of whom has clearly been chosen because he is so spectacularly obnoxious.
  • 27) People go on about the English media and refer to the job as national team coach as the impossible job because of it.
  • 28) We lost the game because Stoke defended much better than we did, with much more purpose.
  • 29) Just to clarify, I think that Rose and Donna and Martha, and Mickey, and Jack are special *because* of all of those things they do with their 'ordinary' human bravery and cleverness, which is why the s1 and s4 finales bother me, because they leave us with the inadvertent implication that to be really special, you have to be like a Time Lord.
  • 30) The idea that women are uniquely civilizing is absolutely sexist by any definition because it assumes that men need civilizing *because* they are men.
  • 31) INSKEEP: Was that because studio time is expensive or because� (Soundbite of laughter) Mr. AUERBACH: That's because, you know, we're cheap.
  • 32) Moreover, precisely because we have introduced the conjunction ˜because™ as an explanatory conjunction, it may be felt that it is not well-suited to the ontological role now being devised for it.
  • 33) On his second day in office, President Obama repudiated George W. Bush’s obsessive and destructive secrecy by ordering his government to obey the Freedom of Information Act. He said it should not withhold documents because they are embarrassing, or reveal failures and errors, or “because of speculative or abstract fears.
  • 34) She can't find a job..because the reason she has left her other jobs is because of a military move.
  • 35) America needs a change in currency policy because, although a weak dollar helps exports because it lowers the price of American goods for foreign buyers, it will eventually bring negative consequences to the economy in general because a weak dollar, an unstable dollar, makes America less attractive to foreign investment.
  • 36) This is because of stuff I've said elsewhere -- games are powerful and compelling *because* they're so much like other aspects of our lives.
  • 37) I do hope that both systems stick it out for the long haul..mainly because I will probably get another DS sometime..because they have some good games.
  • 38) ‘The reason for this is because they had been trying for a baby for the last few years.’
  • 39) ‘The reason the party is in this mess is because it has not been honest with the voters.’
  • 40) ‘So far the council has sold us down the river each time because it is strapped for cash.’
  • 41) ‘It will take so long because the site has a slope and the ground needs to be levelled.’
  • 42) ‘He said he wanted to talk to me but I rejected him because it was so early in the morning.’
  • 43) ‘They are often put off going to toddler groups because it is mainly mums who go to them.’
  • 44) ‘The thieves ordered him to open the safe, but because it was on a time lock he could not.’
  • 45) ‘We were at a loss because if we had known how to obtain a disc, we would have done so.’
  • 46) ‘We as adults do not lash out at one another just because we don't do as each other wants.’
  • 47) ‘He did not appear at the hearing but said he did not pay because the firm could not afford it.’
  • 48) ‘Old Town is liked because it shows how Swindon used to be and we wanted to fit in with that.’
  • 49) ‘We are not going to take them down because if we take them down we will be letting our kids down.’
  • 50) ‘He said the car was a lifeline because he was disabled and his wife was the main driver.’
  • 51) ‘My wife and I regularly go into town to shop or to walk around because we love it so much.’
  • 52) ‘Apparently she went into a pub because she had no change in her purse to call me back.’
  • 53) ‘Everyone is throwing their hat in the ring because this is the last chance to do a deal.’
  • 54) ‘Up until then it had been very hard on some levels because my family moved around a lot.’
  • 55) ‘We must have looked cold because one of her minders came out and asked us in for a cup of tea and a bit of cake.’
  • 56) ‘Have you been unable to put a book down because you just have to know what happens next?’
  • 57) ‘They want me to move my van from where I park it because they want to fence off the area.’
  • 58) ‘Mom is actually about to get a new job and a lot more money, and I am excited because shopping trips!’
  • 59) ‘Had to leave the office because laughing too loudly.’
  • 60) ‘I basically have to get a new computer now because aarrgh.’
  • 61) ‘I hope that wasn't the total reveal. because meh.’
  • 62) ‘I almost went to bed with my contacts in because tired.’
  • 63) ‘Not sure if I'm upset because anxiety or upset because tired.’
  • 64) ‘So many books I want to read and TV series/films I want to watch but can't because revision.’
  • 65) ‘Physically in pain because sun burn.’
  • 66) ‘I'm at the park with my guitar because sad.’
  • 67) ‘Rewatching Breaking Bad because awesome.’
  • 68) ‘Can't wait for summer because parties in my backyard’
  • 69) ‘I hate when you make some money but it's already spent because bills.’
  • 70) I couldn't come because I was ill
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