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    hearsay vs. it's said vs. it says

    I heard a hearsay that he is going to retire.
    I heard it is said he is going to retire.
    I heard it says he is going to retire.

    Are they sentences above correct? If not, which ones are correct and help me to correct. Thank you!
    Last edited by jokaec1; 07-Jul-2015 at 23:39.

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    Re: hearsay vs. it's said vs. it says

    None of your sentences is correct.
    You could say:

    "I heard a rumour that he's going to retire."
    or
    "I heard he's going to retire."

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    Re: hearsay vs. it's said vs. it says

    You have been here long enough to know that "gonna" is not an English word.

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