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    nyggus is offline Key Member
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    Question Unequivocal ...

    Hi, is this correct? -
    "If there is no unequivocal evidence that..."

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    Nyggus

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    Default Re: Unequivocal ...

    Hello Nyggus

    Yes, that's fine!

    MrP

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    Default Re: Unequivocal ...

    Quote Originally Posted by nyggus
    Hi, is this correct? -
    "If there is no unequivocal evidence that..."
    Thanks,
    Nyggus
    Hello! Should'nt we use were instead of is? is'nt it in subjunctive mood?
    please correct me if I were wrong. Thank you so much!

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    Smile Re: Unequivocal ...

    Quote Originally Posted by smelvanzq
    Hello! Should'nt we use were instead of is? is'nt it in subjunctive mood?
    please correct me if I were wrong. Thank you so much!
    Hi, Smalvanzq. I think it depends on what you want to say. Consider, for instance, the following sentence:
    "If there is no unequivocal evidence that all the requirements are fulfilled, the method should not be applied."

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    Default Re: Unequivocal ...

    Yes; as Nyggus says, it depends on the context. Here is an example where you would use "were":

    1. If there were no unequivocal evidence that the accused committed the crime, he wouldn't be here in court today.

    MrP

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