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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    he would have proved his truth/right.

    If he had provided more convincing arguments, he would have proved his truth/right.

    I'm not sure which word I should choose in the sentence above. I think both variants are unnatural.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #2

    Re: he would have proved his truth/right.

    ... proved his case, argument, point.

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    #3

    Re: he would have proved his truth/right.

    You could also say "... he would have proved himself right".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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