be due

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be due(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be payable)
a. ser pagadero
The first installment is due October 1st.El primer plazo es pagadero el 1 de octubre.
b. vencer
If the installment is due on a nonworking day, the due date is passed on to the next working day.Si la letra vence en un día no hábil, el vencimiento se pasa al siguiente día hábil.
2. (to be deserved)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm due two months' salary.Se me deben dos meses de sueldo.
Some telephone companies don't treat consumers with the respect they're due.Algunas compañías telefónicas no tratan a los consumidores con el respeto que merecen.
3. (education)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The math project is due tomorrow. - Great. I already finished it.Tenemos que entregar el trabajo de matemáticas mañana. - Estupendo. Yo ya lo acabé.
When is the history essay due?¿Cuándo hay que entregar el ensayo de historia?
4. (to be scheduled)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The bus is due any minute now.El autobús está a punto de llegar.
When is your baby due?¿Para cuándo esperan al bebé?
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