What is the difference between "为(wèi)" “为了(wèi le)”and "因为(yīn wèi)"?

What is the difference between "为(wèi)" “为了(wèi le)”and "因为(yīn wèi)"?
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What is the difference between "为(wèi)" “为了(wèi le)”and "因为(yīn wèi)"?
Teacher : Shasha Liu

Today, let's continue to learn HSK grammar vocabulary part. In this lesson, we will discuss what is the difference between "为" "为了" and "因为".

“为” in Chinese grammar is used to express the object, the cause and the purpose of a behavior, which is usually followed by words and phrases.

“为了” can only express the purpose so it is followed by phrases and sentences.

“因为” is different from the above. It expresses the cause and reason followed by phrases and sentences, and it is always combined with “所以”, which expresses the result.

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