Sentences with 'cause

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  • 30 families are suffering 'cause they're out of work.
  • Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of death and disease. [+ of]
  • Cause, in its distinctive sense, refers to a situation, event, or agent that produces an effect or result [carelessness is often a cause of accident]; reason implies the mental activity of a rational being in explaining or justifying some act or thought [she had a reason for laughing]; a motive is an impulse, emotion, or desire that leads to action [the motive for a crime]; an antecedent is an event or thing that is the predecessor of, and is responsible for, a later event or thing [war always has its antecedents]; a determinant is a cause that helps to determine the character of an effect or result [ambition was a determinant in his success]
  • Attempts to limit family size among some minorities are likely to cause problems. [VERB noun]
  • Only a few people can find any cause for celebration. [+ for]
  • Refusing to have one leader has not helped the cause.
  • She had good cause to shout like that
  • The Communist cause
  • They fought for the miners' cause
  • The cause of public health
  • Drinking was the cause of his downfall
  • Cause for complaint
  • “[…] if you call my duds a ‘livery’ again there'll be trouble. It's bad enough to go around togged out like a life saver on a drill day, but I can stand that 'cause I'm paid for it. […]”
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