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ばかりに
bakarini
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
because (of a negative thing); simply because; simply on account of
he was fired just for talking back
See also
Phrases
I am broke because I bought a new car
Author: d4

Just because I failed my German language exam, I cannot graduate next month.
Author: mahoujin

Just because I did not know there was a ferry service, I ended up walking halfway around the lake.
Author: bamboo4

I missed a really important announcement just because I happened to be absent that day.
Author: Amatuka

He hates me simply because I told a lie.
Author: youri

Just because I asked where the party was, I got asked to help out (which I don't want to do)
Author: sureshnihon

I was late for school just because I had overslept.
Author: karekano

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