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    Joining of sentences - the secret/it

    You must promise to keep the secret. I shall tell you the secret as long as you promise to keep the secret.

    In joining the sentences, which of the following sentences is correct?

    1. I shall tell you the secret as long as you promise to keep the secret.

    2. I shall tell you the secret as long as you promise to keep it.

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    Re: Joining of sentences - the secret/it

    I shall tell you the secret as long as you romise to keep it a secret.
    Last edited by LFulton; 17-May-2007 at 19:03. Reason: I misquoted

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    Re: Joining of sentences - the secret/it

    Quote Originally Posted by LFulton View Post
    I shall tell you the secret as long as you romise to keep it a secret.
    I shall tell you the secret as long as you promise to keep it a secret.
    Last edited by Tdol; 18-May-2007 at 05:10. Reason: Making the italics work

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    Re: Joining of sentences - the secret/it

    You could also say 'as long as you promise to keep it secret'.

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