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Don’t hesitate to start a sentence with For. It’s a coordinating conjunction, and great writers have been starting sentences with conjunctions for hundreds of years. You can remember the coordinating conjunctions by referring to the acronym BOYFANS: but, or, yet, for, and, nor, so. You can begin a sentence with any of these. And you should.

Need proof? We need look no farther than Elvis:

"For I can't help falling in love with you."

Or how about a toast?

"For he's a jolly good fellow. For he's a jolly good fellow."

Case closed.

See because, as, since, for

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