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"We are crying because of the onions."

Translation:We huilen vanwege de uien.

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Why is want not accepted for because here? Wij huilen want de uien?

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"Want" or "omdat" cannot be used to mean because of. They are conjunctions, so they must join two clauses (each with their own verb).

"Vanwege" (= because of, due to) is a preposition, on the other hand.

6 months ago