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Idioms for due
- attributable to; ascribable to: The delay was due to heavy traffic.
- because of; owing to: All planes are grounded due to fog.
- to give what justice demands; treat fairly: Even though he had once cheated me, I tried to give him his due.
- to credit a disliked or dishonorable person for something that is likable, honorable, or the like.
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OTHER WORDS FROM duedueness, noun
Words nearby due
Example sentences from the Web for due
With all due respect to his athletic skill, Gronkowski is not high on the list of NFL players that elicit carnal thoughts.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was pregnant, uncomfortably so, for the first time and with twins, due the following March.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But most of this gap, say the researchers who carried out the study, is due to discrimination.
Now it can't open on my phone due to what appears to be software incompatibility.
Whether he gets his full due in popular culture remains to be seen.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Two Battalions racing due North along the coast and foothills with levelled bayonets.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Not only are they required to do things in a proper orderly manner, but people have to treat them with due deference.Children's Ways|James Sully
He came back in due time, but bringing nothing for me, and I felt that my appeal had been in vain.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
They shall plan how this may be done with due propriety, and shall advise us of their action.
British Dictionary definitions for due
Word Origin for due
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Idioms and Phrases with due
In addition to the idiom beginning with due
- due to
- give credit (where it's due)
- give someone his or her due
- give the devil his due
- in due course
- pay one's dues
- with all due respect