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    #1

    Thumbs up it is

    can someone tell me if the following sentences are correct?

    "it is the price of heaven that one adopt piouness"

    and

    "the price of heaven is that one adopt piousness"

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    #2

    Re: it is

    I'd use 'adopts' and prefer the second.

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    #3

    Re: it is

    **I am not an English teacher, just an American college student who's lived in the United States and spoken and studied English for her entire life.**
    Both are fine, so long as you capitalize the first letter, have it be "adopts" instead of "adopt" and spell "piousness" correctly (as I have written it here).

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    Re: it is

    Quote Originally Posted by rancher247 View Post
    **I am not an English teacher, just an American college student who's lived in the United States and spoken and studied English for her entire life.**
    Both are fine, so long as you capitalize the first letter, have it be "adopts" instead of "adopt" and spell "piousness" correctly (as I have written it here).
    Why do you all want to change adopt?
    The subjunctive is more appropriate here.
    Getting into heaven requires that one be good; that one remain pious.



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