08 / 02 / 2006
DUE (2): meaning and examples
Yesterday we explained that due
can be an adjective which means something is expected to happen
. Today we will look at another meaning of the adjective due
Today's word is
: if something is due
at a particular time or date, we expect it to be completed by that time.
My homework composition is due
next Monday, so I'm planning to write it this weekend.
Income tax returns (declaraciones de renta
) are usually due
We can talk about a due date
to refer to the date when something must be completed, or money must be paid. This expression is also used to talk about when pregnant women give birth.
The due date
for paying the electricity bill is the fifth day of the month.
Megan's due date
is April 27th. She's expecting a baby girl.
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