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    it is true (the truth?) that

    1. It is true that if you do anything for three weeks it will become a habit.
    2. It is the truth that if you do anything for three weeks it will become a habit.

    Is #2 correct? If so, is there any difference in meaning between #1 and #2?

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    Re: it is true (the truth?) that

    I don't find #2 natural.

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    Re: it is true (the truth?) that

    2. It is the truth that if you do anything for three weeks it will become a habit.
    Can "The truth is that ..." be natural, please?

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    #4

    Re: it is true (the truth?) that

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Can "The truth is that ..." be natural, please?
    Yes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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