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    Default THAT called or that is called?

    I want to know if the sentence is good.

    The idolatry is leading us to a horrible place that called Hell
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    the idolatry is leading us to a horrible place that is called "hell"
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    the idolatry is leading us to a horrible place called hell.

    please explain these sentences to me if something is incorrect.

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    hi,
    I am not a teacher, but I think I know the answer. The first one is wrong - it doesn't make sense without 'is'. The second one is OK, the third is OK, but I supposed there should be a comma or dash after 'place'.

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by deafartist View Post
    I want to know if the sentence is good.

    The idolatry is leading us to a horrible place that called Hell
    or
    the idolatry is leading us to a horrible place that is called "hell"
    or
    the idolatry is leading us to a horrible place called hell.

    please explain these sentences to me if something is incorrect.
    Or just "is leading us to Hell."
    Hell is a proper noun here, so make sure you use the capital H as you did in the first one, and don't forget to capitalize the first word in your sentence, as you did in the first one.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    Barb_d, thank you for explaining.


    A horrible place that called Hell ( the place can't call one's name ) add " is " between two words. Right?

    E.g. I am coming to my boss that called my name. ??

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by deafartist View Post
    Barb_d, thank you for explaining.


    A horrible place that called Hell ( the place can't call one's name ) add " is " between two words. Right? Yes.

    E.g. I am coming to my boss that called my name. ?? No.
    Bhai.

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Bhai.

    Or I am coming to my boss who called my name or who calls my name.

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    Default Re: THAT called or that is called?

    If you have two bosses, and one of them just called you, then you can say you are answering the boss who called your name.

    These are two different uses of "call."

    In "a place called Hell" it means that other others call it Hell.
    In "a place that is called Hell" it still means others call it Hell. A place that is called Hell by all who have been there.
    In "the boss who called me" is does NOT mean that others called the boss "me." It means the boss called (for) you.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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