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    Oceanlike is offline Senior Member
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    In spite of his denial of

    I am wondering if I can write the sentence as in both (a) and (b).

    (a) In spite of his denial, I am not convinced that he did not reveal the secret to Bob.

    (b) In spite of his denial in revealing the secret to Bob, I was not convinced.

    I don't know if there are grammar errors in (a) and (b).

    Thank you.

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    Re: In spite of his denial of

    Change 'in revealing' to 'of revealing' in (b) and they will both be OK.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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