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Is the sentence acceptable?

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Is the sentence acceptable?

Post by Maru » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:58 am


Here's the sentence:
"I am thinking of taking up evening classes to improve my marks because of my dream to become a doctor."

Personally, I think that a sentence with a clause "because my dream is to become a doctor" would be more appropriate, but I'd like to know if I can use the preposition "because of" to express the same idea.

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Re: Is the sentence acceptable?

Post by Alan » Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:07 am

Yes, you most certainly can!