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    A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to / due to the ...

    "A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to / due to the vigilance of the shepherd."

    My grammar book says 'due to' can't be used in this sentence and I wonder why. ㅠㅜ

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    Re: A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to / due to the ...

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    "A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to / due to the vigilance of the shepherd."

    My grammar book says 'due to' can't be used in this sentence and I wonder why. ㅠㅜ
    I think you can use "due to". You could also use "because of", which is probably what I would use.

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