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    "essence of" or "in essence"

    Hi
    Which is true? “in essence” or “essence of”
    What is difference between them?
    Thanks

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    Exclamation Re: "essence of" or "in essence"

    Quote Originally Posted by vahid6105 View Post
    Hi


    Which is true? “in essence” or “essence of”


    What is difference between them?


    Thanks
    Welcome to the forum. Here is the answer to your qestion:
    Both the phrases are true and used in English. Essence is a noun and the phrase Essence of means: The most important ingredient; the crucial element or the sum and substance of something:
    The essence of his talk remains unclear to most the audience.

    In essence is an idiom meaning: by its very nature; essentially.
    He is in essence an honest person

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    Re: "essence of" or "in essence"

    Quote Originally Posted by vahid6105 View Post
    Hi



    Which is true? “in essence” or “essence of”


    What is difference between them? The main difference is the grammar.


    Thanks
    The essence of what he said is xyz.
    In essence, what he said is xyz.

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