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    prove

    Please check out the following sentence. Which is acceptable?

    (1) Her story proved that as long as we work hard, we will certainly succeed.

    (2) Her story proved that we will certainly succeed as long as we work hard.

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    Re: prove

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Please check out the following sentence. Which is acceptable?

    (1) Her story proved that as long as we work hard, we will certainly succeed.

    (2) Her story proved that we will certainly succeed as long as we work hard.
    Neither is acceptable if you're asserting that what they say is true.
    Otherwise you can use either.

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