"Due to" 的意思是「由於」;"owing to" 的意思也是「由於」。但用法上,它們是有分別的。

著名英文學家 Henry Fowler 寫過一本書名為 A Dictionary of Modern English Usage;根據他的著作,"due to" 是 adjectival,前面必須由動詞 "be" 帶出:
"Owing to" 是 adverbial,前面不用 "be" 帶出: 

Tips 总的来说

be+due to 即due to = caused by 引导表语,owing to = because of 引导状语成分,现代汉语中due to也可以引导状语。

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