I read somewhere that if から follows a verb, the use will be because/reason is it always like that?

I got confused in this sentence:


家まで送る is clear to me but I was thrown off because of から. Is the translation: It is dangerous so (kara) I will take you (made) home or should it be: It is dangerous. I will take/see you until we reach your home


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Another usage of から is showing strong assertion or determination. So if 家まで送る translates into "I will take you home", then 家まで送るから can perhaps be "I will take you home (with a determined, won't-take-no-for-an-answer face)". By the way, any chance だろ is actually だろう?

  • だろ is a casual, colloquial pronunciation of だろう.
    – chocolate
    Jun 7, 2020 at 14:53
  • I see! Thanks a lot!
    – Derek
    Jun 7, 2020 at 15:12
  • Is it wrong to think of it as "so/because" ? から's phrase before it is the reason so it will not make sense if I say "because I will take you home" ? sorry do I make sense?
    – Shiniboi
    Jun 7, 2020 at 18:57
  • The two clauses in this sentence are “it’s dangerous” and “I’ll take you home”. To put in a causal relationship it’s either “because it’s dangerous, I’ll take you home”, or “it’s dangerous, so I’ll take you home”. In both cases, “I’ll take you home” is the effect of the cause-effect pair. から expresses cause (on top of origin of an action, and determination), which is attached to “I’ll take you home”. This contradicts the understanding of the relationship between the two clauses. On this ground, therefore, I guess it’s unlikely that から can been seen as “because”.
    – Derek
    Jun 9, 2020 at 1:34

I think there has to be some sentence after から. 危ないだろ 家まで送るから(歩いて帰らなくていいよ) 危ないだろ 家まで送るから(ちょっと待ってて)

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