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Is it correct to say "Discuss that ..."?

Is the following sentence correct? We discussed that we wanted to work on this project. Can "that we wanted to work on this project" be considered a noun clause, which functions as the ...
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Isn't it supposed to be 'it' instead of 'its'?

This is a paragraph from the book 'Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World' by Jason Hickel. I am not quite sure whether its having fallen is grammatically correct. If I were to use such ...
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What is a noun clause?

That was she woke up in the middle of the night. Is the clause [she woke up in the middle of the night] a noun clause? Thank you.
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She hopes that she will get a loan from her bank

She hopes to get a loan from her bank to help her out of her financial predicament. She hopes that she will get a loan from her bank to help her out of her financial predicament. She is hoping to ...
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Is the 'that- clause' a direct object in this sentence?

She convinced him that he was wrong. In this sentence, would we describe 'that he was wrong' as a direct object and 'him' as an indirect object? I would think that convinced acts upon 'him'; however, ...
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Can a subordinate clause be fronted in a 'that' clause?

He knew that when the sun set, he would see the moon rise. Here we have a 'that' clause (a type of noun clause) acting as a matrix clause (as clauses can). In this example, the addition of a fronted ...
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Noun clauses types

I have trying to figure out what the following means and I still can't get my head around it. They talk about "bound" independent clause but my mind keeps saying: "you mean dependent ...
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That- Clauses as Adjective Complements – How Do They Modify the Adjective?

Researching adjective complements, I have found the use of that- clauses quite jarring. The Free Dictionary lists the different types of adjective complements — prepositional phrases, infinitive ...
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Subject/Object , Wh clause (noun clause)

S1: The plumber is Ben. S2: Ben is the plumber. As here, The above two sentences are equivalent. So when we create wh- clause (noun clause) Which one is right I don’t know [who is Ben]. I don’t know [...
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How should I order the sentence with "noun clause" and "wh clause"?

I hope that all of you have a nice day. When the subject is a bit long, we can use "it" as the representative of the "that-noun clause". What if the object or subject complement is ...
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Is this a correct analysis of an adverbial prepositional phrase?

I am trying to analyse what I judge a compound sentence with an adverbial phrase (in italics) placed at the beginning: In what turned out to be a common experience for many people who tried to create ...
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Parsing "What cannot be cured must be endured"

What cannot be cured must be endured. When I parse the sentence, I find that What cannot be cured is the NP in fused relative construction and is the subject of the sentence. be is the copula and ...
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"that...and that..." sentence pattern

I have problems understanding a complex sentence within a definition of a philosophical term: relativism, is the view that truth and falsity, right and wrong, standards of reasoning and procedures of ...
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