"Due to" or "Due for"?


Hi, could you please explain what is the difference between "due to" and "due for"? Why my preposition is wrong?

See example:

Due to these reasons, the evidence of their activity is of a declarative nature.
asked Jan 14 '12 at 10:58 Alena New member

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In my opinion, due to is correct.  This online dictionary, as well as this one, define due to as because of.  However, this site and this one dispute what the dictionaries say.  I agree with the dictionaries.  I've always used due to as a preposition, and I haven't been corrected yet. 


Due for means something different and isn't interchangable with due to.  For example, Joshua is due for an eye exam.

link comment answered Jan 14 '12 at 15:07 Jody M. Expert

According to your sentence, "Due to" is correct.

link comment answered Jan 17 '12 at 11:36 Z. A. Jazley Expert

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