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    Default ellipsis

    Can one say:
    1-Fiber is a way apples help us stay healthy.

    instead of:

    2-Providing us with fiber is a way apples help us stay healthy.


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    Default Re: ellipsis

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Can one say:
    1-Fiber is a way apples help us stay healthy.

    instead of:

    2-Providing us with fiber is a way apples help us stay healthy.


    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    No. "Fiber is a way ..." isn't natural English.

    With sentence 2, I would prefer "Providing us with fiber is one way [that] apples help us [to] stay healthy".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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