Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

Questions tagged [reduced-relative-clauses]

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Reduced relative clause that has “NOT”

There are many examples that demonstrate how to reduce relative clause, but I can't find any example that reduces relative clause having "NOT" in it, like: I can't find my notebook that contains ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Can I relocate a relative clause to after the verb?

I wrote: Then, using this anchors, a pattern named "Products" is created enclosing the following region of the anchor. instead of Then, using this anchors, a pattern named "Products" enclosing ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

what does “up” stand for in the following sentence?

OP: US GDP for the second quarter was revised sharply higher at an annualised rate of 3.7%, up from the first estimate of 2.3%. In the sentence above, does it equal: US GDP for the second ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Do I have to put “that is” in this sentence?

A watch not worth a penny was being sold there. In this sentence, do I have to, must and should put "that is" like this? A watch that is not worth a penny was being sold there. Please help!
1
vote
1answer
164 views

“It's the people who love you >you're the hardest on<.”

In this sentence, the middle part "--who love you" is an attributive clause which depicts "the people", but how to explain the latter clause? Is it an emphatic sentence? Could someone explain the ...
1
vote
1answer
354 views

Here are sentences that I want to transform using participle phrases

Here are sentences that I want to transform using participle phrases. Rain was falling down. We were standing next to each other at a bar without saying anything, as we ran out of the things to ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

I see a bus come

If you are at a bus stop, and see a bus coming, which version would you say, 1 or 2? I see a bus come. I see a bus coming. If it is #2, then what does #1 mean exactly?
5
votes
1answer
56 views

“says Vitali, a dagger at his hip”

From: Putin's biker gang lends muscle to rebel cause in east Ukraine by Maxime Popov: But in the club's sleeping quarters, Kalashnikovs still sit at the end of members' beds. "We are ready for ...
3
votes
2answers
379 views

Ambiguity in reduced relative clauses

Imagine a police officer spots the boy who is mentioned in the following sentence and reports or calls another related police officer.When the first police officer said this sentence, The boy ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

“Two forms attached to the email”: is “attached” a verb or an adjective?

Could you please let me know that the "attached" is a 'verb' or an 'adjective' in the sentence given below. Please print the two forms attached to this email. If possible then please give a ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

find something applies — grammatical construction

Example: To work through this book in its entirety, you should have access to a computer with Microsoft Access installed. The programs in this book were written in Microsoft Office 2007, ...
2
votes
1answer
121 views

relative pronoun omitted

I came across a sentence ReWalk was created by Argo’s founder, Amit Goffer, himself quadriplegic as the result of a 1997 ATV accident. "Who is" is omitted in it. Does that mean I can use similar ...