because of the fact that
To write plainly and concisely, use because instead of the wordy phrase because of the fact that.
- Wordy: The program is valuable precisely because of the fact that it meets individual needs.
- Concise: The program is valuable precisely because it meets individual needs.
Other possibilities include as, given that, seeing that and since.
- Wordy: Jenny enjoyed the night shift, because of the fact that she did not like to get up early.
- Concise: Jenny enjoyed the night shift, since she did not like to get up early.
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