из-за того, что

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈiz‿zə tɐˈvo | ʂto] (phonetic respelling: и́зза тово́, што)

Conjunction[edit]

и́з-за того́, что (íz-za tovó, što)

  1. because

Usage notes[edit]

  • The conjunction из-за того, что is used with subordinate clauses that express an "unwelcome" or "undesirable" situation. For example:
(The speaker's smartphone was broken because of the action of his little brother. The speaker thinks it is "unwelcome".)
(The speaker is sad because of the pain from the tooth. The speaker thinks it is "undesirable".)