I went swimming because it was a hot day.
Is the sentence correct? Thanks.
Thanks, Rover and Bob.
Because it was a hot day, I went for a swim.
Due to a hot day, I went for a swim.
Are both sentences fine? Thanks.
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Or you could say It was a hot day/hot, so I went swimming.
There are people who decry that use of 'Due to', on the grounds that 'due' is a adjective - which needs a noun to qualify. The decision to go for a swim was due to the heat. In that case, I'd (for I am one of these cathars ) say 'Owing to the heat...' or 'Because of the heat...'. But I'm swimming against the tide. Starting a sentence wth a 'dangling' due to is very common, especially on notices about train services being late - 'Due to leaves on the line...', 'Due to extreme weather...', 'Due to an incident at Mornington Crescent...'
"Due to the heat", yes. But surely not "due to a hot day".
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