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Grammar tip I just learned - the phrases "due to" and

Posted on: May 22, 2020 at 11:34:17 CT
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"because of" are not interchangeable.

"Due to" should be used when describing a noun.

"Because of" should be used when describing a verb.


A good test is to replace the phrase with "caused by" and if it makes sense then you can use "due to" but if it doesn't make sense then you should use "because of".


The cancellation was due to rain.

The game was canceled because of rain.


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https://www.rd.com/culture/difference-between-due-to-and-because-of/
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Grammar tip I just learned - the phrases "due to" and - lqf2b8 MU - 5/22 11:34:17
     Will use this when i take my ACT in my next life. For this - TigerFan92 MU - 5/22 12:36:13
     So....your mother's death was due to a broken hip. - dangertim MU - 5/22 11:37:56
          Wait...so if he said 'died' instead of 'death' then - XRob MU - 5/22 11:54:29
               XRob, use the "caused by" trick and you will get the correct - lqf2b8 MU - 5/22 12:01:55
               I specifically chose "death" b/c of that fact. laqueef - dangertim MU - 5/22 11:57:00
          [doing the Arsenio Hall woof woof woof thing behind you](nm) - cnk STL - 5/22 11:41:57
          implausible but grammatically correct (nm) - lqf2b8 MU - 5/22 11:39:43
               [does hip hop word gesture while nodding head behind you](nm) - cnk STL - 5/22 11:42:39




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