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    wotcha is offline Senior Member
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    I'm not sure that/whether she is honest.

    1.I'm not sure that she is honest.

    2. I'm not sure whether she is honest.

    3. I'm sure that she is honest.

    4. I'm sure whether she is honest.


    I want to know if there any differences between 1 and 2.

    Also I wonder if 4 makes sense - and grammatical.
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    Re: I'm not sure that/whether she is honest.

    1 is good. 2 would be accepted by many people (chiefly by people who don't recognize a relation between whether and either - so I would prefer 'I'm not sure whether she is honest or dishonest'). 3 is fine. 4 makes no sense.

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