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    Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.

    Are these three sentences OK?

    Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.
    It is comforting to know that I can rely on your help.
    To know that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.

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    Re: Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.

    Quote Originally Posted by sania-baharat View Post
    Are these three sentences OK?

    Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.
    It is comforting to know that I can rely on your help.
    To know that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.
    In the last, I would end with "is a comfort". You could use that phrase at the end of the first two as well, with no change of meaning.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.

    In the last, I would end with "is a comfort".
    The last one is wrong for the last part. You meant, If I add what you suggested, will it be OK?

    To know that I can rely on your help is a comfort.


    Last edited by sania-baharat; 15-Sep-2017 at 19:08.

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    Re: Knowing that I can rely on your help is a comforting thought.

    That is OK, but the first two sound more natural to me.

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