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    Return To Respect

    I am confused about two similar phrases that I composed:

    1 "a return of respect for human life"
    2 "a return to respect for human life"

    Could the second phrase be missing something? Could it be corrected by adding a verb participle:

    "a return to having respect for human life"

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    Re: Return To Respect

    Quote Originally Posted by solvea View Post
    I am confused about two similar phrases that I composed:

    1 "a return of respect for human life"
    2 "a return to respect for human life"

    Could the second phrase be missing something? Could it be corrected by adding a verb participle:

    "a return to having respect for human life"
    No, they are both right, and mean the same thing, unless the full sentence suggests some different nuance.

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    Re: Return To Respect

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