adj. 预期的; 到期的; 适当的; 应有的
If an event is due to something, it happens or exists as a direct result of that thing.
The country's economic problems are largely due to the weakness of the recovery...
If the trip is a success, a lot of this will be due to Mr Green's efforts.
You can say due to to introduce the reason for something happening. Some speakers of English believe that it is not correct to use due to in this way.
Due to the large volume of letters he receives Dave regrets he is unable to answer queries personally...
Jobs could be lost in the defence industry due to political changes sweeping Europe.
If something is due at a particular time, it is expected to happen, be done, or arrive at that time.
The results are due at the end of the month...
The first price increases are due to come into force in July...
Due attention or consideration is the proper, reasonable, or deserved amount of it under the circumstances.
After due consideration it was decided to send him away to live with foster parents...
I do hope that people will make use of footpaths and treat them with due attention that is needed.
Something that is due, or that is due to someone, is owed to them, either as a debt or because they have a right to it.
I was sent a cheque for £1,525 and advised that no further pension was due...
我收到了一张 1,525 英镑的支票，并被告知我应得的养老金到此为止。
I've got some leave due to me and I was going to Tasmania for a fortnight.
If someone is due for something, that thing is planned to happen or be given to them now, or very soon, often after they have been waiting for it for a long time.
The deputy chief inspector rang me up and said, 'Miss Smith, you know you are due for a move?'...
He is not due for release until 2020.
他要到 2020 年才能被释放。
Dues are sums of money that you give regularly to an organization that you belong to, for example a social club or trade union, in order to pay for being a member.
Only 18 of the UN's 180 members had paid their dues by the January deadline.
在一月最后期限前联合国 180 个成员国只有 18 个缴纳了会费。
Due is used before the words 'north', 'south', 'east', or 'west' to indicate that something is in exactly the direction mentioned.
They headed due north...
The Thames flows due south from Oxford, through the market town of Abingdon.
If you say that something will happen or take place in due course, you mean that you cannot make it happen any quicker and it will happen when the time is right for it.
In due course the baby was born...
The arrangements will be published in due course.
You can say 'to give him his due', or 'giving him his due' when you are admitting that there are some good things about someone, even though there are things that you do not like about them.
To give Linda her due, she had tried to encourage John in his school work.
You can say 'with due respect' when you are about to disagree politely with someone.
1. that which is deserved or owed;
2. a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership);
1. owed and payable immediately or on demand;
2. proper and appropriate; fitting;
3. scheduled to arrive;
4. suitable to or expected in the circumstances;
5. reasonable in the circumstances;
1. directly or exactly; straight;
give someone their due
in due course
pay one's dues
This is due to the enemy's underestimation of China and also to his shortage of troops.
Providing that you exercise due care, there is no reason why you shouldn't live to a great age.
His success was due to industry and thrift.
Mistakes due to carelessness may have serious consequences.
The bus is not due yet awhile.