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    hold to be

    Can one say "the court held the rules to be in breach of Article X," or does one have to say "the court held that the rules were in breach of Article X"?

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    Re: hold to be

    I'm not a lawyer, but the second one sounds better and more natural to me.

    Greg

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    Re: hold to be

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Can one say "the court held the rules to be in breach of Article X," or does one have to say "the court held that the rules were in breach of Article X"?

    Thanks.
    They mean the same thing. I prefer the first one.

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