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Here's the sentence I'm wrestling with: "Chances are most of your customers are..." Is this correct? Or should it be "Chances are that most of your customers..." or "Chances are, most of your customers are..."?

  • You don't need that. The comma makes things clearer but isn't strictly needed. – aparente001 Aug 29 '15 at 4:35
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Your first sentence has at least two words elided, as is usual in everyday colloquial speech. For anything more formal they ought to be included.

[The] chances are [that] most of your customers are...

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