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    #1

    will+verb+to be

    That failure will prove to be a success.

    What does this sentence mean? How a failure can be a success?

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    Re: will+verb+to be

    Without knowing the whole context, it's impossible to say exactly how but I take it to mean that something which currently appears to be a failure will, in fact, at some point in the future, turn out to be a success. That's not an impossible situation.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: will+verb+to be

    If you learn from the failure and become better as a result, you could look back on the failure as a positive thing.

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