German English Dictionary

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wegen in English:

1. because of

English word "wegen"(because of) occurs in sets:

Prepositions - Präpositionen
German others

2. because

That's because you're a girl.
If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
Because of its origins, Canadian English has features of both American and British English.
Barter, however, was a very unsatisfactory system because people's needs seldom matched exactly.
Tom had to have his stomach pumped because he had accidentally eaten some rat poison.
Tom killed Mary because he found out she had started the fire that had killed his family.
Because of some technical problem, a movie was shown in place of the announced program.
Because of heavy snow, the plane from Beijing arrived 20 minutes late.
Even at the end of the nineteenth century, sailors in the British Navy were not permitted to use knives and forks because using them was considered a sign of weakness.
Needless to say, because of the accident, he will stay away from school for a while.
Tom has to be careful about what he eats at restaurants because he's allergic to many foods.
When you send a telegram, brevity is essential because you will be charged for every word.
After school, Tom usually sticks around as long as he can because he doesn't want to go home.
Roger Miller became very popular because of the success of the songs "Dang Me" and "Chug-A-Lug."
Because of a shortage of work, half the staff was discharged.

English word "wegen"(because) occurs in sets:

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3. through

His application went through.
I will give you a call as soon as the decision comes through.
In swimming pools, water is continuously pumped through a filter.
After getting through customs, I was free to go wherever I wanted.
Through his own efforts and a bit of luck, he won first prize in the contest.
We've been through a rough patch, but I hope it will have made us stronger.
Please move out of the way so this lady can go through.
Through genetic modification, we can improve crops.
The project to build a new sports center has fallen through for lack of adequate funds.
This factory uses an integrated manufacturing system standardized from parts on through to finished products.
Whenever I needed money as a college student, my parents always came through.
It may seem like a lot of trouble to go through, but in the end, you'll be happy you did it.
Once we start reading a book, we should read it all the way through.
Only through protest can a free and open society be maintained.
Gerhard Schroeder is the first German chancellor not to have lived through World War II.

English word "wegen"(through) occurs in sets:

vocabulary unter. 1,2