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請問owing to、on account of~
on account of
- DaSaGwaLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
"to" and "of" in the phrases "owing to" and "on account of" are ALL prepositions (介系詞) . Therefore, they can only follow with a noun (名詞) or a noun phrase (名詞片語) as their objects (受詞).
If you want to use a clause, you shall use
If you want to follow with a clause, then you shall use
If you want to have a clause to follow with, then you shall use
2012-11-02 06:27:06 補充：
because of ==> because that !
By the way, "because of" still needs to follow with a noun or a noun phrase!
sorry for my carelessness!Source(s): self
- Dark HelmetLv 79 years ago
PREpositions do not follow (with or without); they are followed.