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【导语】高考英语语法大全：表原因的各种短语的区别，帮助大家辨析because of,due to ,thanks to ,owing to ,as a result of ,on account of 区别。
1. because of：较口语化;通常作状语，一般不作表语用;可接名词、代词、分词或what引导的名词性从句等。
Eg. Sampras is likely to miss the US Open because of his back injury.
Because of my bad leg ,I couldn’t walk so fast as the others.
Because of his wife’s being there,I said nothing about it.因为他妻子在场，我对此事只字未提。
He realized that she was crying because of what he had said.他意识到她在哭是因为他说的那些话。
Eg.Your failure is due to negligence.你的失败是由于疏忽所造成的。
A part of the energy is wasted in machines due to friction.
Accidents due to driving at high speed were very common that weekend.
Joe’s application to the University was not accepted due to his failing English.
Eg. Our grateful thanks are due to you.向你表示我们衷心的感谢
3.on account of：后面常接名词。
Eg. We delayed our departure on account of the bad weather.
I’m thinking of going down to Qingdao for a fortnight ,on account of my health.
注意：On my/your accoun 为了你(我)(的缘故)
On this/that account由于这个(那个)缘故
Eg. She thinks you’re leaving Aunt Ketty on her account.她以为你是为了她才打算离开凯蒂阿姨的。
On this account, we should be cautious.因为这个缘故我们应该谨慎。
He is angry on that account.由于那个缘故他生气了。
Eg. They decided to pospone the trip, owing to bad weather.由于天气不好他们决定推迟旅行。
Owing to his careless driving, we had a bad accident.由于他驾驶疏忽，我们发生了次大车祸。
(Cf: The accident was due to his careless driving.这次车祸是由于他的驾驶疏忽。)
Eg. The play succeeded thanks to fine acting by all the cast.由于全体演员的出色表演，那出戏才成功。、
It was thanks to his carelessness that we lost the game.由于他的疏忽大意我们输掉了这场比赛。
Thanks to your help, we were successful.多亏了你的帮助，我们得以成功。
Thanks to the bad weather ,the match had been cancelled.
注意：Small thanks to 一点也不感激
Eg. We were successful ,but small thanks to you.
6.as a result :，常用在有上下文(表原因)的情况下。
as a result of…“由于…的结果”，可置于句首或句末。
Eg. He had some bad fish.As a result,he didn’t feel well this morning.
As a result of the flood,thousands of people lost their homes.