english (grammar)

Just wondering if this sentence makes sense it sound weird to me for some reason.

2. Due to her extreme fear of public speaking, it was with much apprehension that she took the stage.

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  1. whoops hah here is the sentence:

    Due to her extreme fear of public speaking, it was with much apprehension that she took the stage.

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    posted by E
  2. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Gramatically it is correct.

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  3. Great sentence and usage of words!

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  4. You would be more correct to use the phrasing "Because of her extreme fear..." rather than "Due to..."

    Look at the meanings of each:

    http://www.answers.com/because
    http://www.answers.com/due

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plague.htm
    See #7.

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