due to

Likely to, announced as, as in Betty bought more of the stock, believing it was due to rise, or The play is due to open next week. [Early 1900s]

Words Nearby due to

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How to use due to in a sentence

  • It's due to-morrow, and the reason I wanted cash was because old Grisley insisted on cash and nothing else.

    The Rover Boys on a Tour | Arthur M. Winfield
  • And the rent's due to-morrow—I can't spare a cent—and me in this shabby old gown!

    The Definite Object | Jeffery Farnol
  • "I believe your interest falls due to-day, Mr. Nelson," said the squire, when he found himself alone with his debtor.

    The Young Miner | Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • No doubt you are due to-night at Government House like Cheveril and myself.

  • I know his ring; besides, he is due to-day; Violet has the money ready.

    The Wyndam Girls | Marion Ames Taggart