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June 9, 2009
January 15, 2008
"independence of": John declares the independence of John Republic.
"independence from": The union, though weak and poor, managed to remain their independence from other big, influential interest groups.
Can you sense the difference there?
May 27, 2009, 3:45pm
My sincere thanks to all you guys! I consulted some English lawyers and I think I embarrassed or amused them with this question. Quite delicate nuance between the two. Enlightened by your contributions, I feel like making more research in this regard and that's fun!
Thank you again!
December 20, 2007, 5:40am
True. That is subjunctive. I not a native English speaker. I learn English such that I know grammar.. Subjective is one of the most difficult parts of English to many non-native students....
December 20, 2007, 5:35am
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