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Post by navi » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:54 pm

Are these sentences correct:

1) A great number of road accidents would prove that we have to change our policies.
2) An excessive number of accidents on our streets would prove that we have to change our policies.
3) Thousands of accidents on our streets on a holiday would prove that we have to change our policies.
4) Thousands of road accidents would prove that we have to change our policies.

In each case the idea is that 'the occurrence of … accidents would prove that ...'

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Post by Joe » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:55 am

All grammatically correct.

Not sure about the word “prove”.
“Suggest” or “indicate” might be appropriate.
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