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Grammar detail: 〜ものですから

〜ものですから - it's because ~; the reason is ~
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ものですから
means
it's because ~; the reason is ~
When giving a reason for something, this expression can be used to convey there is or was a level of unavoidability. It can also be used to place emphasis on the reason.
10
とし
ぶり
さとがえ
里帰
りする
ものですからこんなにわくわくしている
It's because I'm going home to see my parents for the first time in 10 years, I'm this excited.
めいわく
迷惑
おかけします
きゅう
よう
する
こと
こった
ものですから
Sorry to bother you, but I'm afraid something urgent has come up.
かれ
れんあい
恋愛
わたし
くち
たちば
立場
ないものですから
I'm not in a position to poke my nose into their love affair.
Other patterns:
い adjectve
+
ものですから
わたし
わり
これしていただけません
わたし
たいへん
大変
いそが
しい
ものですから
"Could you do this instead of me?" "Sorry, I'm too busy."
な adjectve
+
+
ものですから
This expression can also be formed with ものだから.
じゆう
自由
すぐ
れて
こんげんてき
根源的
ものから
じゅうようせい
重要性
いく
きょうちょう
強調
しても
ぎない

Freedom is so fundamental that its importance cannot be overemphasized.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ネン   とし year   
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リ   さと village   
キ   かえ to return   かえ to send back, give back   
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メイ   perplexed   まよ to be perplexed   
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ワク   uncertain   まど to be uncertain, bewildered   
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キュウ   いそ to hurry   
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ヨウ   い to need   かなめ pivotal point   
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キ   おきる to wake up, to get up   おこる to happen   おこす to rouse   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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レン   こい love   こいしい darling, beloved   こ to long for   
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アイ    love   
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シ   わたくし    わたし I, myself   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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シュツ   スイ   だ to take out, to put out   で to go out, to exit   
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
ジョウ   ば place   
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ヘン   unusual   かえる to alter, change   かわる to change   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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ボウ   いそがしい busy   
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ジ   シ   みずか self   
ユ   ユウ   ユイ   よし reason   
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ユウ   すぐれる to excel   やさしい kind   
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コン   ね root   
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ゲン   みなもと source, origin   
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テキ   まと target   
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ジュウ   チョウ   おも heavy   かさなる to be piled up   かさねる to pile up   え -fold, -ply   
セイ   ショウ    sex, gender, nature, disposition   
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キ   いく- how many, how much   
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キョウ   ゴウ   つよ strong   つよまる to get stronger   つよめる to strengthen   しいる to compel, to force   
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調
チョウ   しらべる to investigate   ととの to be arranged, to be in order   ととのえる to adjust, tune   
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カ   あやま mistake   あやま to slip up   すぎる to overdo, be more than   すごす to pass, spend   
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