Translation of "due" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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dueadjective

uk /dʒuː/ us /duː/

due adjective (EXPECTED)

B1 expected to happen, arrive, etc. at a particular time

預計的,預期的
What time is the next bus due? 下一班公車甚麽時候來?
The next meeting is due to be held in three months' time. 下次會議預計將在三個月後召開。
Their first baby is due in January. 他們的第一個孩子預產期在一月份。
in due course B2 formal

at a suitable time in the future

在(將來)適當的時候
You will receive notification of the results in due course. 在適當的時候你會收到結果通知的。

More examples

  • The present chairman is due to retire next month.
  • They backed out of the deal the day before they were due to sign the contract.
  • When is the first payment due?
  • The parliamentary session is due to end on May 27.
  • He's due to appear in court again on Monday.

due adjective (RESULTING)

due to

More examples

  • The game has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
  • The problems might be due to a shortage of disk space.
  • He is the first to admit that much of his success is due to his good looks.
  • She had five days off work due to illness.
  • Due to injury, the team captain was forced to withdraw from the match.

B1 because of

由於,因爲
A lot of her unhappiness is due to boredom. 她的不開心主要是因爲無聊。
The bus was delayed due to heavy snow. 由於濕滑的樹葉散落在軌道上,這班列車將遲一小時來。

due adjective (OWED)

C2 owed as a debt or as a right

欠債的,應支付的;應給的
The rent is due (= should be paid) at the end of the month. 租金應在月底交。
£50 is due to me (US due me) from the people I worked for last month. 上個月僱主欠我50英鎊。
Our thanks are due to everyone. 我們應該感謝每一個人。
UK law He was found to have been driving without due (= the necessary) care and attention. 他被發現未審慎駕駛。

duenoun

uk /dʒuː/ us /duː/
give sb their due

said when you are praising someone for something good they have done, although you dislike other things about them

說句公道話,實事求是地講
He failed again, but to give him his due, he did try hard. 他又失敗了,但說句公道話,他確實盡力了。
dues [ plural ]

the official payments that you make to an organization you belong to

會費
Members of the society pay $1,000 in annual dues. 這個社團的會員每年支付1000美元的會費。

dueadverb

uk /dʒuː/ us /duː/

in a direction that is straight towards the north, south, east, or west

正向,正對著(東、南、西或北)
From here, you go due east until you get to the Interstate. 你從這裡朝正東走,一直走到一片林區。

(Translation of “due” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)