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String replace

String replace
public class StyleSearchAndReplace {
  public static void main(String args[]) {

    String statement = "The question as to whether the jab is"
        + " superior to the cross has been debated for some time in"
        + " boxing circles. However, it is my opinion that this"
        + " false dichotomy misses the point. I call your attention"
        + " to the fact that the best boxers often use a combination of"
        + " the two. I call your attention to the fact that Mohammed"
        + " Ali,the Greatest of the sport of boxing, used both. He had"
        + " a tremendous jab, yet used his cross effectively, often,"
        + " and well";

    String newStmt = statement.replaceAll("The question as to whether",

    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll(" of the sport of boxing", "");
    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll("amount of success", "success");
    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll("However, it is my opinion that this",

    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll("a combination of the two", "both");
    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll("This is in spite of the fact that"
        + " the", "The");
    newStmt = newStmt.replaceAll("I call your attention to the fact that",

    System.out.println("BEFORE:\n" + statement + "\n");
    System.out.println("AFTER:\n" + newStmt);


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