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DUE (1)

07 / 02 / 2006

DUE (1): meaning and examples

Good morning. 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. Due can also be used as an adjective with the verb BE. Today's word is: due (adjective) It means: something is expected to happen or something should happen. Example 1 The bus is due to arrive at 9 o'clock. I hope it isn't late. Example 2 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. Example 3 Megan is pregnant. She is due to give birth on April 25th. Tomorrow we will look at another meaning of the adjective due. Please post questions about today's Daily Vitamin in the Daily Vitamin Plus! forum section on our website. If you have any questions about how to use the Daily Vitamin Plus! section or would like to receive a Daily Vitamin Plus! manual, please don't hesitate to contact us. Have an great day!

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