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William came late because of an accident.
William came late due to an accident.

Don't use due to as a preposition meaning because of. Due, as an adjective here, is used correctly only when it qualifies some noun: His delay was due to an accident.

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I past by your house yesterday.
I passed by your house yesterday.

Past isn't a verb. The past tense and past participle of the verb to pass is passed.

We can use past as a noun: Don't think of the past; an adjective: The past week was warm; a preposition: We walked past the church; an adverb: The train went past.

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You don't look as your mother.
You don't look like your mother.

As is a conjunction, and is usually followed by a noun or pronoun in the nominative case. Like isn't a conjunction, but an adjective which behaves like a preposition being followed by a noun or pronoun in the objective case.

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Let me do and the next exercise.
Let's also do the next exercise.
Also possible:
Let me do the next exercise too.

And is a conjunction, and can only join similar forms of speech: He came and sat down. We can't use it instead of the adverbs also and too.

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Be careful not to lose your money.
Be careful not to loose your money.

Lose (with one o) is the common verb meaning not to be able to find. Loose (with double o) is an adjective meaning unfastened, free: The horse was loose in the field.

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