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    But/Due To

    The universe was not created by God but physics says Professor Stephen Hawking in his new book due to be published later this month.

    What do but and due to mean in this sentence?

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    Re: But/Due To

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    The universe was not created by God but physics says Professor Stephen Hawking in his new book due to be published later this month.

    What do but and due to mean in this sentence?
    "The universe was not created by God but [by]physics ..."
    " ... in his new book planned/ready/on schedule to be published later this month."

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    Re: But/Due To

    And this?

    In his book Grand Designs extracts of which have been printed today...

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    Re: But/Due To

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    And this?

    In his book Grand Designs, extracts of which have been printed today...
    In his book Grand Designs, of which extracts have been printed today...
    Extracts of his book Grand Designs have been printed today.

    of which = of the book.

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