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How is “because of” an adverbial prepositional phrase?

I was told that "because of" is an adverbial prepositional phrase while "due to" is an adjectival prepositional phrase. Now consider this example: I'm having to bear losses because of my mother-in-...
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Is the sentence “I want a [insert noun] now” rude?

On two separate incidents, I have been told that the sentence below (without any context) is rude. I want a chocolate now. Question: Is this an absolute interpretation? Where is the argument ...
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I realised + Past tense or Present tense?

"On calculating my annual carbon footprint recently, I realized how inadequate those efforts are." Source: https://commentwise.com/2019/12/06/will-the-rich-change-for-the-planet/ In the given ...
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In Russian, you can express a dialog without starting a new paragraph each time. Can you do something similar in English?

So, in my native language (Russian), you can write something like this (dashes separate lines of two interlocutors), "Hey, John!" — "Hey, Pete!" — "How's the family?" — "So far so good!" I want to ...