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    #1

    given - owing - due - on the basis of

    Please proofread my sentences.
    1. Given the evidence, the convict was sentenced to three years in prison.
    2. Owing to this evidence, the convict was sentenced to three years in prison.
    3. Due to this evidence, the convict was sentenced to three years in prison.
    4. On the basis of this evidence, the convict was sentenced to three years in prison.

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    Re: given - owing - due - on the basis of

    They're all OK. I like number 4 the best despite its being the longest.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Wink Re: given - owing - due - on the basis of

    I think this works well too - Based upon the evidence, the convict was sentenced to three years in prison.

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    Greg

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