CÁCH DÙNG: DUE, DUE TO, OWING TO, CERTAIN, SURE

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1. due, used of time, can take an infinitive:

  • The race is due to start in ten minutes.

But it can also be used alone:

  • The plane was due (in) at six. It is an hour overdue.

2. due to (preposition) means ‘a result of:

  • The accident was due to carelessness.

3. owing to means ‘because of:

  • Owing to his carelessness we had an accident.

4. sure take infinitives to express the speaker’s opinion. 

  • Tom is sure to win.

5. But subject + certain/sure + that-clause expresses the subject’s opinion:

  • Tom is sure that he will win.

 

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