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What is the difference between but and because?



 
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What is the difference between but and because? #1 (permalink) Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:30 am   What is the difference between but and because?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "Improving Verbal Skills", question 6

It's not that I don't trust you ......... I must have some evidence of your identity.

(a) although
(b) but
(c) also
(d) because

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "Improving Verbal Skills", answer 6

It's not that I don't trust you but I must have some evidence of your identity.

Correct answer: (b) but

Your answer was: incorrect
It's not that I don't trust you because I must have some evidence of your identity.
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why here but instead becuase please explain?
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What is the difference between but and because? #2 (permalink) Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:57 am   What is the difference between but and because?
 

A coordinating conjunction is needed.
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