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“Do To” or “Due To”? Which One is Correct?

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“Due to the fact” is often misspelled as “do to the fact.” It’s also a wordy phrase that should be avoided. We’ll show you alternatives you could use instead.

Due To the Fact or Do To the Fact?
This phrase is often misspelled as “do to the fact.”
Do to the fact
Due to the fact
Synonyms (Alternatives) you can use instead are because and since.

“Due to the Fact”

Due to the fact is a phrase that means “because.” It is commonly misspelled as do to the fact.

He has to check his blood sugar throughout the day due to the fact that he is diabetic.

“Due to the Fact”—Synonyms

Due to the fact is a wordy expression, so it’s best if you use shorter alternatives like because and since.

They were charged a late fee due to the fact that they turned in the book late.

They were charged a late fee because they turned in the book late.

Due to the fact that they were season ticket holders, they got premium benefits.

Since they were season ticket holders, they got premium benefits.

Another alternative you can use is simply due to.

Meme from Family Guy with text over it reading "due to the fact," then "since," due to," and "because."
Shorten your sentence by using these shorter alternatives to “due to the fact.”

“Do To” or “Due To”—How To Remember Which One to Use

Remember this: do to is never the correct option. If you’re trying to show that something is caused by something else, the correct expression to use is due to.

However, you should always remember that due to the fact is wordy and should be avoided. Using the word because in its place not only ensures more concise and efficient writing, but also helps you avoid mistakenly using do to.

Because LanguageTool is an intelligent and multilingual text editor, it can help you avoid spelling and grammar errors and provide stylistic improvements, like offering shorter alternatives to due to the fact.


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