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Because he couldn't hear them, he was more convinced they were there.
from Brown Corpus
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Because and couldn't
Because of the oil embargo of 1974, the Howard Johnson's restaurants and motor lodges, which maintained 85 % of revenues from travelers, lost profit when Americans couldn't afford to drive long trips or take frequent vacations.
* When asked why he went for two despite a 36-point lead against Michigan, Hayes quipped, " Because I couldn't go for three.
Because of the scope of the game ( six times the size of its predecessor, Lure of the Temptress ) the programmers couldn't implement their Virtual Theatre system of independently roaming NPCs as effectively.
Syndicated Version (" Wheel of Jeopardy "): Because of copyright issues, music videos couldn't be used on the syndicated episodes.
Because, in truth, the despots who run this Council couldn't care less about Palestinians, or about any human rights.
Because water drained so slowly out of the most low-lying areas, some homeowners couldn't visit their damaged property until May.
When asked why she had severed Ishida's genitalia, Abe replied, " Because I couldn't take his head or body with me.
Because he couldn't join the army for World War II due to rheumatic fever as a child, he attended Lehigh University, where he completed his studies in 8 straight semesters.
Because early generations of phototypesetters couldn't change text size and font easily, many composing rooms and print shops had special machines designed to set display type or headlines.
Because of his size at the time, Norman couldn't help when he had the chance ( he was unable to lift his father's war-axe ), and thus blamed himself for the tragedy ; at his father's grave, he vowed to become the greatest warrior that ever lived ( cf.
Because 770 is an FCC-defined clear-channel frequency occupied by fulltime station WABC in New York City, it couldn't be used by other stations at night ; as daytime-only stations, WCAL and KUOM each broadcast an average of about six hours per day.
** Proximate cause: Because it was holed beneath the waterline, water entered the hull and the ship became denser than the water which supported it, so it couldn't stay afloat.
Because Van Peebles couldn't afford a stunt man, he performed all of the stunts himself, which also included appearing in several unsimulated sex scenes.
Because collaborative efforts such as Powell's and Pressburger's were, and continue to be, unusual in the film industry, and because of the influence of the auteur theory, which elevates the director as a film's primary creator, Pressburger has sometimes been dismissed as " Michael Powell's scriptwriter ", but Powell himself was the first to say, in many interviews, that he couldn't have done most of what he did without Pressburger.
Because I was unable to walk I couldn't go to the nearby spring, and I would have been willing to crawl there on hands and knees, if it were not for a good soldier, a brave industrious chap, hadn't brought me water in his helmet?
Because and hear
Because Marbury filed his petition for the writ of mandamus directly in the Supreme Court, the Court needed to be able to exercise original jurisdiction over the case in order to have the power to hear it.
Because state supreme courts generally hear only appeals, some courts have names which directly indicate their functionin the states of New York and Maryland, and in the District of Columbia, the highest court is called the " Court of Appeals ".
Because virtually every sound we hear in everyday life is a complex mixture of both the source sound and its echoes and reverberations, audiences not surprisingly found the totally ' dry ' and echo-free sound of early recordings unappealing.
Because it can be difficult to hear an acoustic bass guitar without an amplifier, even in settings with other acoustic instruments, most acoustic basses have pickups, either magnetic or piezoelectric or both, so that they can be amplified with a bass amp.
Because of this, John VI convened a synod of Greek-speaking bishops to hear Wilfrid's cause, a linguistic hurdle that much perturbed Wilfrid.
Because Yates was sitting higher up the mountain, he could not see or hear Simpson ; he could only feel that Simpson had all his weight on the rope.
Because of the volume of legal business generated by the law of domestic relations, a number of jurisdictions have established specialized courts of limited jurisdiction, sometimes called family courts, which hear domestic cases exclusively.
Seven survivors and their family members were present at the signing to hear Chiles say, " Because of the strength and commitment of these survivors and their families, the long silence has finally been broken and the shadow has been lifted ...
Because it was " undisputed that Hamdi was captured in a zone of active combat in a foreign theater of conflict ," the Fourth Circuit stated that it was not proper for any court to hear a challenge of his status.
Because of its rice content, when immersed in milk, one can hear " snap " sounds coming from it, similar to Rice Krispies.
Because there is no prescribed format, it is very common to hear punk, bluegrass, and electronica all in a single broadcast day.
Because the United States federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over a very small percentage of cases, such as copyright disputes, patent disputes, and United States bankruptcy court disputes, state courts have the authority to hear the vast majority of cases.
Because the Florida Supreme Court has predominantly discretionary jurisdiction ( i. e., can choose which cases it wants to hear ), the DCAs provide the final word on the vast majority of cases appealed in the State of Florida.
Because the need for minimum contacts is a matter of personal jurisdiction ( the power of the court to hear the claim with respect to a particular party ) instead of subject matter jurisdiction ( the power of the court to hear this kind of claim at all ), a party can explicitly or implicitly waive their right to object to the court hearing the case.
Because the show was intended for both British and Canadian audiences, the characters sometimes use Canadian terms which are different from those one would hear in Britain.
Because Cartman is gagged up in the basement, Yates cannot hear him and leaves the house unsatisfied, but he questions his own observation about the hands.
Because its deepest tones vibrate so slowly ( as with the contrabassoon or pedal notes on a pipe organ ) it can be difficult for listeners to perceive individual pitches at the bottom of its range ; instead of hearing a clearly delineated melody, listeners may instead hear a series of rattling tones with little pitch definition.