The Beauty Contest is_____________start at 8:00 a.m our time next Monday.
A. due to
B. bound to
C. about to
D. on the point of
Sep choose the correct answer before viewing the answer and the solution below.
The 2021 QG High School Examination
Correct answer: B
“The pageant will definitely start at 8.30am next Monday our time.”
– be due to V: expect to happen (about an expected event/event that occurs at a specific time in the future (with time))
– due to + V-ing/ N ~ because of: because
E.g: The match was cancelled due to the heavy snow.
– be bound to + V ~ certainly or extremely likely to happen: definitely happening
E.g: It’s bound to be rainy again tomorrow.
– be about to + V ~ to be going to do something very soon: about to do something
E.g: They are about to leave here.
– be on the point of + V-ing ~ to be going to do something very soon: about to do something
E.g: When they were on the point of giving up hope, a man arrived and helped them.