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Lesson 109: Explaining why using から

We've already learned that the word から means from. It can also mean because or since when placed at the end of a sentence that provides a reason for something. You use the pattern reason sentence + から, + result sentence. See the table below for example sentences using から.

English Japanese
(I) am going to Japan, because (I) want to learn Japanese. ほんならいたいですから、ほんきます。
nihongo ga naraitai desu kara, nihon he ikimasu.
Mr. Yamada does karaoke every day, because he loves music. やまさんはおんがくだいきですから、まいにちカラオケをします。
yamada san ha ongaku ga daisuki desu kara, mainiti karaoke wo simasu.
It doesn't eat, because it's a robot. ロボットですから、べません。
robotto desu kara, tabemasen.
Jon didn't come to the party, because he had plans. ジョンさんはていがありましたから、パアティーにませんでした。
zyon san ha yotei ga arimasita kara, paathii ni kimasen desita.
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