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    #1

    long commute ?

    is this sentence correct?

    I am leaving this job due to the long commute to and from work daily and this is making me more tired by end of the day.

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    #2

    Re: long commute ?

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    is this sentence correct?

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****




    (1) I believe that a few (very few people) would gently say "NO."

    (a) They object to the phrase "due to." They believe that you should use " because of."

    (b) These "few" people feel that "due" is an adjective and should be treated as such:

    My leaving this job is due to the long daily commute to and from work, which tires

    me out by the end of the day.

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    #3

    Re: long commute ?

    I don't think you need to say "to and from work." That's what a commute is.

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