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    omit that

    Hi,

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    -The problem is, that production in her department has dropped.
    -Remember, that we didn't have these problems before she started working here.

    It says that sometimes omitting the that creates a break in the flow of a sentence, a break that can be adequately bridged with the use of a comma.

    Is it a rule or can we put 'that' after those commas?

    Thanks.

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    Re: omit that

    You can have either the comma, or 'that'; you can't have both.

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