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    Default hard evidence vs hard proof evidence

    What would be the difference between "hard evidence" and "hard proof evidence"?

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    Default Re: hard evidence vs hard proof evidence

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    What would be the difference between "hard evidence" and "hard proof evidence"?
    We don't say "hard proof evidence".

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    Default Re: hard evidence vs hard proof evidence

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    We don't say "hard proof evidence".
    How about this
    "No hard proof evidence. That's why he chose a successor, which is near to continue his investigation and find evidence."

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    Default Re: hard evidence vs hard proof evidence

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    How about this
    "No hard proof evidence. That's why he chose a successor, which is near to continue his investigation and find evidence."
    Are you sure that was written by a native speaker? Not only does "hard proof evidence" sound wrong, "which is near to continue..." makes no sense.

    Also, "No hard proof evidence" isn't a complete sentence".

    This might make sense if it said "He has found no hard evidence. That's why he has chosen a successor, who is here to continue the investigation and find some evidence."

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    Default Re: hard evidence vs hard proof evidence

    Use either He has no proof or He has no hard evidence.

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