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  1. #1
    aysaa is offline Senior Member
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    the fact that

    Hello,

    -The fact that you will buy a new car doesn't concern me.
    -It doesn't concern me the fact that you will buy a new car.

    I know that sentence 1 is grammatically OK, but I would like to ask if the second one is grammatically OK or not.

    Thanks.

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    5jj is offline VIP Member
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    Re: the fact that

    'The fact' is correct, but not absolutely essential in #1. It is wrong in #2. 'It' is 'the fact'.

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