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    His courses, none of which are easy, are all classes requiring a considerable amount of studying, which is why he has joined a study group. What is the function of requiring here? Is it a reduced adjective clause or no?
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    Default Re: adjective clauses

    How could you test for that?

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    I think it is a reduced adjective clause all classes which require but I'm not sure. Is that one correct.

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    Default Re: adjective clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    I think it is a reduced adjective clause all classes which require but I'm not sure. Is that one correct.
    Sounds OK to me. I think Tdol was expecting something like: it is a reduced adjective clause if it can be replaced by an adjective clause containing extra grammatical elements but having the same meaning.
    Your example does that.

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