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    Mr. X is offline Junior Member
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    attain or attain to

    Hello,

    Can one write 'attain to' instead of attain? Is there a difference? Most civilizations attained to the glory of power before being destroyed. Or something like that.

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    Re: attain or attain to

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. X View Post
    Hello,

    Can one write 'attain to' instead of attain? Is there a difference? Most civilizations attained to the glory of power before being destroyed. Or something like that.

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    Mr. X
    "To attain" means to get or to achieve, so it wouldn't take "to".

    Most civilisations attained a position of power before being destroyed.

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