0

A faucet is a device that controls the flow of a liquid or gas from a pipe or container. Sinks and baths have faucets attached to them.

This is the definition of the word faucet. My question is, if we replace the last sentence with "Sinks and baths have faucets that are attached to them", is it going to sound less natural or even a bit clumsy compared to the original one?

3

Sinks and baths have faucets attached to them.

Sinks and baths have faucets that are attached to them.

Both are fine, but the original (without "that are") reads better.

(Note: Although common in North America, the word "faucet" is never used in British English: the term "tap" is used instead.)

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.