What is difference between since and because?
The difference between Since and Because is that the word “Since” means to refer a time from the past or to state a reason, whereas “Because” means to imply a reason in the statement. Since is either used at the beginning or middle of the sentence but because is always used in the middle of the sentence.
Can I use since instead of because?
According to the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual (p. 84), the use of since is more precise when it is used to refer only to time (to mean “after”). You should replace it with because when that is what is really meant.
Is Since better than because?
Does Since mean because?
A: While “because” does imply cause, “since” can imply time or cause. What does that mean? It means that most of the time these words are synonymous and you can use either one. Since my dog is so hairy, I have to get its hair cut regularly.
How do you use as because?
Using “For” to Mean “Because”
- yes, go ahead and put a “for” wherever you like—in the middle or at the beginning of a sentence; to.
- yes, but “for” belongs best at the beginning of an independent clause; to.
- no, no way—you’re not allowed to put “for” at the beginning of a sentence.
Can as replace Because?
1. As: As is a direct synonym for because (for example, “He opted not to go see the movie, as it had gotten poor reviews”), but it’s inferior. 2. As a result of: This phrase is a substitute for “because of,” not because, as in “As a result of his intervention, the case was reopened and they were ultimately exonerated.”
Is since more formal than because?
As and since are more formal than because. We usually put a comma before since after the main clause: We often use as and since clauses at the beginning of the sentence.
When can we use since?
We normally use ‘since’ with the present perfect to describe an action or situation that began in the past and continues in the present. For example: We’ve been married since 1995. I’ve worked here since 2008.
Where do we use since?
We normally use ‘since’ with the present perfect to describe an action or situation that began in the past and continues in the present. For example: We’ve been married since 1995.
What word can I use instead of because?
- as long as,
- being (as or as how or that)
- [chiefly dialect],
- inasmuch as,