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    The very fact that

    Greetings to all,

    Is it okay to start a sentence with the following phrase and what does it mean?

    The very fact that......

    Thank you

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    Re: The very fact that

    It is okay. Refers to a previous comment ("fact") in the conversation. It is a phrase often used in refuting someone's hypothesis.

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