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    "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    "It is not that I want to meet them."

    I think that "that clause" in both functions as a subject, considering meaning. Do you agree with me? Thank you so much and have a good day.

    P.S Do you say the both sentences have different meanings?

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    Re: "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    Subject of what?

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    Re: "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    "That I want to meet them is not true."

    "That I want to meet them is not."

    Actually I understand the first sentence but do you agree with the second sentence?

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    Re: "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    "That I want to meet them is not true."

    "That I want to meet them is not."

    Actually I understand the first sentence but do you agree with the second sentence?
    The second sentence makes no sense.

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    Re: "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    Thank you, but I saw "It is not that I want to go.". Then the sentence is not correct either?

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    Re: "It is not true that I want to meet them."

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    Thank you, but I saw "It is not that I want to go.". Then the sentence is not correct either?
    You can come up with all sorts of strange sentences which only make sense in very specific contexts. You should try to give a context in which you think the sentence makes sense.

    "I'm going to a strip club tonight. It's not that I want to go; my boss invited me."
    "It's true that I'll probably meet some crime bosses. That I want to meet them is not [true]" - This is grammatical, but not so good stylistically.

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