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    #1

    which one is correct?

    Which one of the following sentences is correct:

    I know what the reason, for this new hairstyle, is.
    I know what the reason is, for this new hairstyle.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    N 1 is incorrect for a few reasons.
    N 2 is better, but you don't need a comma.
    I would say "I know the reason for this new hairstyle." It's simple, clear and direct.

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    Re: which one is correct?

    Could you give a further explication on why is the first sentence incorrect?

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    #4

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Could you give a further explication on why is the first sentence incorrect?
    The commas are wrong, it's OK without them. I agree with John Paris, his sentence is much better.

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