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  1. Crowned 91's Avatar
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    #1

    It is a strange enough thing that...

    Hi!

    Is this sentence grammatical and natural?
    It is a strange enough thing that smart people think of themselves as fools whereas fools think of themselves as smart.

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    #2

    Re: It is a strange enough thing that...

    It is strange enough that smart people think [of] themselves [as] fools without fools thinking [of] themselves [as] smart!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: It is a strange enough thing that...

    Your substitution of "without" for "whereas" changes the meaning.

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    #4

    Re: It is a strange enough thing that...

    True, but "whereas" didn't fit with "It's a strange enough thing" in the original so something needed to be changed.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: It is a strange enough thing that...

    If that is the case, I would have changed the beginning: "It is strange that...".

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