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    Default improve or prove

    Last week I wanted my teacher in esl help me with my essay.
    I asked " can you improve my essay? "
    She said: " improve or prove? "
    what's the difference?

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    Default Re: improve or prove

    If you improve something, you make it better. If you prove something, you show it to be true or correct.

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    Default Re: improve or prove

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    If you improve something, you make it better. If you prove something, you show it to be true or correct.
    so what's wrong with " improve" ? " to make it better" is what I meaned

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    Default Re: improve or prove

    I don't know- I imagine you wanted help improving it- it's the verb I would have used.

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    thank you very much~

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