Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Owing"

The meaning of "Owing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Owing to / owing to?
A: debido a
Q: O que significa Owing?
A: owe is the verb it means for example you give your friend £8 and she didn't give you any money back then she owe you

Example sentences using "Owing"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Owing to ( when we use it ?) .
A: The train was cancelled owing to bad weather. (ie a more elegant way of saying 'because of'.

Synonyms of "Owing" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Because e Owing to ?
A: "Owing to" is much more formal sounding. It means basically the same thing: to acredit for something.

"Because" expresses a cause/effect relationship.

examples:
"Owing to the bad weather, I don't think we'll be able to go to the beach later."

"I like him because he's cute and nice."

"His cold is owing to the fact he didn't come inside before it started to rain."

"Because he tripped, he sprained his arm and wasn't able to play basketball that night."

"You owe that bad milk to Jerry for leaving the fridge open."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Owing to e Because of ?
A: Because of means by reason of:
"Because of the rain, there was a flood."

Owing to more of on account of:
"His reading was slow owing to his stammer."

Both mean almost the same thing but because of is used more.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Owing to e Due to ?
A: Oweing is generally used to mean that you need to give someone back money you borrowed or an item for example- "You owe me £70." But due is when something like a form has to be handed in- "Your homework is due in tomorrow."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Because e Because of e Owing to e Due to e On account of ?
A: Grammatical differences.
For instance: "I like you because of your good nature."
If you want to use only because, you'd have to write, I like you because you have a good a nature.
Owing to, due to, and, on account of, are very similar, I wouldn't say there is any real difference, it's mostly just choosing which one you seems most naturally fitting.

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