history shows/has shown

idiom

used for emphasis to indicate that something one states as a fact is based on examples from the past
History shows/has shown that such attempts have always failed.

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“History shows/has shown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/history%20shows%2Fhas%20shown. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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