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Your argument will be one-side and unconvincing if all you do is make a claim and support it.
asked Nov 07 '11 at 12:10 Vanza Bik New member

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I would delete "one-side" from this sentence and add the word "don't".  The way to make a convincing argument is to support one's claim with evidence or facts.  One person's position in an argument is always only one side. A mediator might show both sides of an argument, but since you are talking about someone who is making a claim I believe that it should be expected to be one-sided.  I would change "unconvincing" to "less than convincing" or "will not be convincing". 

 

Your argument will be less than convincing if all you do is make a claim and don't support it. 

link comment answered Nov 07 '11 at 18:21 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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