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  1. She said (that) she was satisfied.
  2. We are the strongest team (that) Konoha village has to offer.
  3. Would you like to know why I did that?
  4. What do you think (that) I am?
  5. I thought (that) I would help you.
  6. It's about time (that) you woke up.

Have seen sentences in which the conjunction is being omitted.Why is that?

  • It is an indirect speech so that should be there. She said that she was satisfied. If you want to omit it, it should be: She said, "I'm satisfied". If those are questions, that looks not good to me! – Maulik V Jul 25 '16 at 6:14
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    In #3 you cannot have both that (omitted or not) and why . The choice of one or the other changes the meaning of the sentence. "Would you like to know (that) I did that?" or "Would you like to know why I did that?" – Laure Jul 25 '16 at 6:38
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    The clause subordinator "that" is omissible (i.e. optional) in your examples 1-2 and 4-6 where the choice is a matter of formality, the 'bare' clause being slightly more informal. However, in 3. "that" is not permitted at all and must be omitted. – BillJ Jul 25 '16 at 7:15
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    3. is fine now. If you're interested, "why" is an interrogative clause subordinator introducing the subordinate interrogative clause "why I did that?". The meaning is "Would you like to know the answer to the question 'Why did I do that?"'; – BillJ Jul 25 '16 at 7:26
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    When I said 'bare', I meant the clauses without "that". Omitting "that" is fine, just a little informal, that's all. – BillJ Jul 25 '16 at 8:59

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