May 15

onohara_may15The amusement park was closed because of the blizzard.” 「吹雪のため、遊園地が閉店となりました。」
“Due to the accident, the trains were delayed.” 「事故のため、電車が遅れました。」
“The kids missed several days of school on account of the flu.” 「インフルエンザのため、子供たちが数日間学校を休みました。」


These are three different ways to say the cause of something, using a noun phrase (the blizzard, the accident, the flu).

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