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    As & Because - Confusing Words


    As - is used when the reason is clear or known

    • You called me as I was falling asleep, so I could not answer my phone.
    • As I was walking home, it started to rain. I got so wet.
    • As we got closer to the city, there was traffic. Now, I am late for work.
    • As the bus went faster. I got sicker and sicker.
    • As I became older, I got smarter.

    Because - is used to state the reason

    • I could not answer the phone, because I was falling asleep.
    • I got wet, because it started to rain when I was walking home.
    • I was late for work, because as we got closer to the city was traffic.
    • I was getting sicker and sicker, because the bus is going faster.
    • I am smarter, because I am older.

    Ad & Add

    Advice & Advise

    A Few & A Little

    As & Because

    Accept & Except

    Affect & Effect

    Across & Along

    Alike & Like

    AFew - ALittle - Few - Little

    Alot & A lot

    As & When

    All & Very

    All & Whole

    Aloud & Allowed

    Always & All Ways

    Above & Over

    Am & PM

    Asure & Sure

    Another - Other - The Other

    Ate & Eight

    Afraid - Frighten - Scared

    Alike & Similar