Due To vs. Because Of

'Due to' and 'because of' are prepositions that express cause and effect. In this lesson, we will learn their difference.

"Due To" vs. "Because Of" in the English grammar

Are They Interchangeable?

'Due to' and 'because of' express cause and effect and they can be used interchangeably.

Parts of Speech

'Due to' and 'because of' are both preposition.

The traffic was due to the heavy rain.

The traffic was because of the heavy rain.

Talking about Cause and Effect

We use 'due to' and 'because of' to introduce the causes and results of an action or event. Have a look:

The game was cancelled due to the Corona virus.

The game was cancelled because of the Corona virus.

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