due for

idiom

: needing, requiring, or expecting something to happen
I'm due for a dentist's appointment.
He will be due for another raise in June.

Examples of due for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What is clear is if the study findings hold true, then much of animal biology could be due for a re-assessment. Lauren Leffer, Popular Science, 16 May 2024 The Mavericks know that both Irving and Doncic are due for a superstar performance. Steven Johnson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 14 May 2024 After waiting 48 hours to assure themselves that Palapa B-2, the second satellite due for release on the mission, would not suffer a similar fate to Westar 6, Mission Control gave the crew instructions to proceed with launching it. Adam Higginbotham, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 May 2024 The commission’s largest project – a new, multimillion-dollar Oakley center called the Eastside Recreation Center – is due for completion this summer, according to board meeting minutes. The Enquirer, 11 Apr. 2024 This veneration of willpower is due for the dustbin, Puhl says. Fiorella Valdesolo, Vogue, 14 Mar. 2024 But the current tendency for companies to put generative AI into everything means everywhere is probably due for a wave of these conversational Chuckies. Boone Ashworth, WIRED, 9 Mar. 2024 As the Colts build out their offense around Richardson, the offensive spending will need to extend beyond the line to the weaponry, with Michael Pittman Jr. due for a monster extension. Nate Atkins, The Indianapolis Star, 25 Jan. 2024 The project was announced in late February and is due for release on May 31. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024

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“Due for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/due%20for. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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