due to (someone or something)

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due to (someone or something)

1. As a result of something. Due to the impending thunderstorms, the baseball game has been canceled.
2. Apt, likely, or set to do something. I think you should try to sell your house now, as the skyrocketing prices in this area are due to drop soon.
3. Owed to someone. I never got my last paycheck, so I have money due to me!
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due to

1. Likely to, announced as, as in Betty bought more of the stock, believing it was due to rise, or The play is due to open next week. [Early 1900s]
2. Attributable to, because of, as in Due to scanty rainfall, we may face a crop failure. This usage has been criticized by some authorities, but today it is widely considered standard. [Early 1900s] Also see on account of.
3. Owing or payable to, as in We must give our staff whatever vacation is due to them.
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References in classic literature ?
We will follow with a small guard, for such respect is due to one who holds the honor of his king in keeping; and hark'ee, Duncan," he added, in a half whisper, though they were alone, "it may be prudent to have some aid at hand, in case there should be treachery at the bottom of it all.
I claim,'' said Athelstane, ``an honourable imprisonment, with due care of my board and of my couch, as becomes my rank, and as is due to one who is in treaty for ransom.
But he will be ill-pleased, I judge if you suffer him to neglect the courtesy due to one of our chief rulers, and who may be said to represent King William, in the absence of the governor himself.
Rawalpindi -- City Traffic Police Rawalpindi has decided to launch a crackdown against one wheelers in the wake of day to day increasing traffic incidents due to one wheeling and racing.
SARGODHA -- A mishap due to one wheeling accident killed two persons,while four suffered injuries including a woman and her two daughters in Bhalwal police limits.
The move is likely to cause hardships for mill owners as unconfirmed data reveals 800 flour mills, mostly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, have already shut down due to one reason or the other.
Politically incorrect UPON our return to Liverpool after an epic 10 hour cruise, we sought a taxi to take us to Lime Street, due to one of our party being wheelchairbound.
Gandhi had earlier said that it was people's perseverance and hard work that led to Gujarat's development, and not due to one man who takes credit for everything.
The delays were due to one lane being closed because of roadworks on the A55 in both directions at Junction 19 - A547 Conway Road to the A470 Black Cat roundabout at Llandudno Junction.
The country may fail the tourist season due to one rally, Member of Parliament Kanybek Imanaliev said on May 29 at the plenary session.
Summary: A day after Pawar junior's jibe at farmers who have been suffering due to one of the worst ever droughts in the state, his uncle posted an apology on micro-blogging site Twitter.
The lack of fruit will be due to one of three things: not enough sun, low night temperatures at pollination time - both cause flowers to drop - or using a fertiliser containing too much nitrogen, which encourages leaves rather than fruit.
Sincere thanks are also due to those members of staff who organised a wheelchair and positions near to the stage for us due to one member of our party acquiring a knee joint problem which made standing and negotiating steps extremely difficult and painful.
According to Marika Molnar, director of Westside Dance Physical Therapy, your shallow plie may be due to one of two factors, neither of which will end a budding career.
These conditions are allowed to exist due to one of several contingency conditions: