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    factor in her success and element of her success?

    Hello Everyone,

    In Longman dictionary, there is a sentence under the word element--Honesty is a vital element of her success.

    I would like to know here if we can say "Honesty is a vital factor in her success." to express the similar meaning of the elemment sentence. If yes, could you tell me the subtle differences between them.

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    Re: factor in her success and element of her success?

    Quote Originally Posted by sky753 View Post
    I would like to know here if we can say "Honesty is a vital fatory in her success." to express the similar meaning of the elemment sentence.
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    Re: factor in her success and element of her success?

    Now that you have edited your original question to correct the typo, I think the answer is yes. Factor and element are pretty synonymous.

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