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Thread: to notify

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    to notify

    Can I say this in English?
    On the whole one had to notify that nothing of what was said was true.

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    Re: to notify

    No. "On the whole" means "in general", which doesn't make sense here. "Notify" is transitive; you have to notify someone of something.
    I am not a teacher.

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