Ferrari apologized to the local government and community for any “damage or offense” caused by the incident.
The root cause, we are told, was a stomach bug—maybe norovirus—that caused dehydration and wobbliness.
A shift to the accessory position would have also caused the power steering to suddenly quit.
This caused something of a flurry on the Internet—was Bensimon on drugs?
Three men, two dead—just three men all told—had caused this havoc.
She believed that both the smoke and fire were caused by the serpent.
It was clear that they were receiving the discharge of the wrath which was caused by somebody else.
Either the X-ray or radium had caused her dermatitis and nervousness.
It caused her a fresh burst of grief when she reached her own room.
And do you know, I think it must have been that girl who caused him to live the life he is living!
c.1200, "reason for action, grounds for action; motive," from Old French cause "cause, reason; lawsuit, case in law" (12c.), and directly from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin.
In English, sense of "matter of concern; side taken in controversy" is from c.1300; that of "the source of an effect" is early 14c.; meaning "reason for something taking place" is late 14c. Cause célèbre "celebrated legal case" is 1763, from French. Cause why? "for what reason?" is in Chaucer.
late 14c., "produce an effect," also "impel, compel," from Old French causer "to cause" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin causare, from Latin causa "a cause; a reason; interest; judicial process, lawsuit," of unknown origin. Related: Caused; causing. Classical Latin causari meant "to plead, to debate a question."