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Usage Glossary: A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

because of/due to

Both phrases express causality. However, use due to only after a form of the verb be. Do not use due to in place of because of in other circumstances.

The operating system shutdown was due to user overload.

The operating system shut down because of user overload.

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