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    have no confidence that

    I have no confidence that I can/will be able to go to university this year.

    Is 'have no confidence that' an acceptable construction?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: have no confidence that

    Hi Joham

    As a NES, but not a teacher, I would, personally, have no problem with "that" in the given context.

    Best regards
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    Re: have no confidence that

    Many adjectives and nouns can be followed by that-clauses. Confidence is one of them. So I donít find anything wrong with that construction.


    You may also say: 'I am not confident that I will be able to go to university this year'.

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