07 / 02 / 2006
DUE (1): meaning and examples
Last week we explained the meaning of the word due to
: because of something
. When we use due
with this meaning, it is a preposition
can also be used as an adjective with the verb BE.
Today's word is
: something is expected to happen or something should happen.
The bus is due
to arrive at 9 o'clock. I hope it isn't late.
George is due
for retirement at the end of the year. He'll be 65 years old and he has worked for the company for nearly 30 years.
Megan is pregnant. She is due
to give birth on April 25th.
Tomorrow we will look at another meaning of the adjective due
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