Using Adverb Clauses to Show Cause and Effect
Because he was sleepy, he went to bed.
He went bed because he was sleepy.
----now that = because now
Now that I`ve finished the semester, I`m going to rest a few days and then take a trip.
Jack lost his job. Now that he`s unemployed, he can`t pay his bills.
----because it is a fact that
Since Monday is a holiday, we don`t have to go to work.
Since you`re a good cook and I`m not, you should cook the dinner.