English Uses Because, Whereas, But, Definition and Example Sentences
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|But is one of the seven coordinating conjunctions in English. But is used to join two ideas that are opposites.|
•I am very hungry, but the fridge is empty.
•I love dogs, but I hate cats.
•I want to call his, but I don’t have his phone number.
|Because is used to show/give reason. It is followed by a complete sentence with its own subject and verb.|
•She usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.
•The girl ran because she was afraid.
•He is delighted because I am here.
•I like Samuel because he’s honest.
|Whereas links two ideas that contrast with each other.|
it used to highlight an important difference between two similar things or facts.
• Whereas we did all the job, they enjoyed themselves.
•He is careful, whereas I take risks.
•All of my sisters are doctors, whereas I am a teacher.
•She is careful, whereas he takes risks