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    A: I remember you said you could play tennis. Is that true?
    B: Yes, I do play. My friends can prove it.


    Is using prove correct in this context? How about verify or confirm?

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    Re: prove

    Quote Originally Posted by aha123 View Post
    A: I remember you said you could play tennis. Is that true?
    B: Yes, I do play. My friends can prove it.


    Is using prove correct in this context? How about verify or confirm?
    It would be understood, but to "prove it" would be B's responsibility. Your alternatives would be better.

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