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    Default Omission od 'that' ; It is true that she met the guy.

    I've been wondering about the omission of that in

    the two kinds of sentences like below:


    1. It is true that she met the boy.

    2. It was Tom that saw a lion.


    In most English grammar books in Korea, we do not

    omit 'that' in sentence 2, while we do in sentence 1.


    Is it correct?

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    Default Re: Omission od 'that' ; It is true that she met the guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    I've been wondering about the omission of that in

    the two kinds of sentences like below:


    1. It is true that she met the boy.

    2. It was Tom that saw a lion.


    In most English grammar books in Korea, we do not

    omit 'that' in sentence 2, while we do in sentence 1.


    Is it correct?
    Yes, but we'd normally say "It was Tom who saw the lion".

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