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    #1

    It is a student that/who I am.

    'It is a student that/who I am.'




    I've taught my students that we can't put an adjective as a complement between 'it' and 'that'.

    Then what if a noun as a complement like the above sentence?


    Does it make sense and grammatical?
    Last edited by wotcha; 07-Sep-2012 at 06:26.

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    Re: It is a student that/who I am.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    'It is a student that/who I am.'
    You cannot say that in my variety of BrE.

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    Re: It is a student that/who I am.

    Why do you want to complicate the beautiful simplicity of 'I am a student'?

    Rover

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