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Due to | Because Of

22/6/17 Due to | Because Of

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Strictly speaking, due is a noun <give them their due> or an adjective <due process, due time>. That is why purists sanction its use (1) after a be-verb, as a predicate adjective <the delay was due to bad weather>, and (2) to modify a noun <the delay due to bad weather upset the whole schedule>. Sticklers object to using due to as a preposition <Due to [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][read Because of] bad weather, the trip was delayed>. Others think their scorn is undue. In any event, when a preposition is needed, because of is a stronger and safer choice.

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