= because ; for ; cos ; cuz. Nota: Abreviatura de because. Ex: In practice, many cataloguers favour the direct catalogue partly because it is simpler for the cataloguer to compile. Ex: The various kinds of non-book media can be grouped into categories; this has little to do with their containing material whether video tape, ink on paper or holes in cards, for this can be shared by more than one medium. Ex: I just smiled and told him to naff off cos short of punching him in the gob what can you do?. Ex: Cuz they know that old coot constantly contradicts himself and makes no sense whatsoever. ---- * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because. * el porqué de = the reason behind ; the thinking behind ; the reasoning behind ; the idea behind. * las cosas no pasan así porque sí = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose). * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies. * porque + Pronombre + interesar = out of interest. * porque sí = (just) for the hell of (doing) it ; for the love of it ; (just) for the fun of (doing) it ; (just) for the sake of it. * porque sí, sin ningún otro motivo, de vicio, por gusto, por diversión, por p = (just) for the sake of it ; (just) for the sake of it. * ver el porqué = see + the point.