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    I don't think~~~ / I don't ...

    Hi,

    Would you tell me the reason why (1) is possible and (2) is not?

    (1) I don't think that he is rich.
    (2) I don't know that he is rich.

    Best regards...

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    Re: I don't think~~~ / I don't ...

    Interesting find!

    EX: I don't know if he is rich or not. <subordinating clause>
    EX: I don't think (that) he is rich. <clause>
    Last edited by Casiopea; 23-Apr-2006 at 16:46.

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