history shows/has shown

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

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“History shows/has shown.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/history%20shows/has%20shown. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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