Questions tagged [reduced-relative-clauses]

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“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 ...
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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 talk ...
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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?
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“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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...

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